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Peter Voulkos, Untitled Plate
1962

Stoneware with glaze
3-1/4 x 16-1/4 inches

Collection:
Collection of the The Oakland Museum of California; Gift of the Art Guild of The Oakland Museum Association, 62.87.4

Provenance:
Collection of the The Oakland Museum of California; Gift of the Art Guild of The Oakland Museum Association, 62.87.4

Exhibitions:
Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, Abstract Expressionist Ceramics, 28 October-27 November 1966. Traveled to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Catalogue; text by John Coplans; ill. p. 22, checklist #79.

The Detroit Institute of Arts. Selected Works by Peter Voulkos, (in conjunction with 1976 Michigan Crafts Exhibition). 14 January-7 March 1976. Catalogue.

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 #90.

The Oakland Museum of California, The Art of Peter Voulkos, 22 July-12 November 1995; traveled to the Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California and the American Craft Museum, New York. Catalogue/Book, ill. p. 26, color plate 10.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Voulkos:The Breakthrough Years. 18 October 2016-15 March 2017, checklist #25. Traveled to the Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C. 7 April-20 August 2017. Catalogue, pp. 170, 187; ill. p. 171, color plate 26.

Literature:
Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York: New York Graphic Society in association with the American Crafts Council, 1978, ill. color plate 17.

Brown, Sylvia. “Peter Voulkos: The Clay's the Thing,” Art in America March-April 1979, color ill. p. 106.

Speight, Charlotte F., Hands in Clay: An Introduction to Ceramics, Alfred Publishing Co., Inc., Sherman Oaks, California, 1979, ill. p. 232, fig. 9-59.

Belgrad, Daniel. The Culture of Spontaneity: Improvisation and the Arts in Postwar America, University of Chicago Press, 1998, ill. p. 172.

Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History, 2nd ed., Harry A. Abrams, New York, 2002, ill. p. 1152, color plate 29-42.

Stokstad, Marilyn. Art: A Brief History 2nd ed., Pearson/Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2004, ill. p. 512, color plate 20-20.

Harvey, Lucy. “The Ceramicist Who Punched His Pots,” Smithsonian.com, posted online April 19, 2017.

CR624.0-G

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

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