Peter Voulkos, Untitled Vase
Low fire clay with slip and glaze
16-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches diameter
Private collection acquired from the artist.
Present collection by descent.
Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts, New York, Fifteenth National Ceramic Exhibition. 28 October-3 December 1950. Catalogue, checklist no. 156, p. 20.
San Francisco Museum of Art. Peter Voulkos: A Retrospective: 1948-1978. (organized by the American Crafts Council, New York) 17 February-2 April 1978. Traveled. Checklist #1.
Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Peter Voulkos Retrospective. 2 January-20 February 1995. Traveled to the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 28 February-2 April 1995. Catalogue; texts by Rose Slivka, Hisako Tsuchida and Ryuichi Matsubara; ill. p. 39, plate 1.
15th Ceramic National, American Artist, January 1951, ill. p. 41.
Albright, Thomas. Peter Voulkos, What Do You Call Yourself? Artnews, October 1978, ill. p. 120.
Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York: New York Graphic Society in association with the American Crafts Council, 1978, ill. p. 12, fig. 5.
Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 161.
Lauria, Jo, et al. Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, in association with Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York, 2000, ill. p. 127.
Photo: © Schopplein Studio
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