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Red River

Peter Voulkos, Red River
ca. 1960

Stoneware with slip, glaze and epoxy paint
37 x 12-1/2 x 14-1/2 inches

Collection:
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation, Inc., 66.42

Provenance:
Collection of the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation, Inc.
Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Gift of the Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation, Inc., 66.42.

Exhibitions:
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, XXI Ceramic National, 13 November 1960-8 January 1961, Catalogue, checklist #308. Traveled to the Roberson Memorial Center, Binghamton, NY; the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts; Baltimore Museum of Art; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Cranbrook Academy of Art; Michigan; Flint Institute of Arts; The Denver Art Museum; Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri and the Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York. Catalogue for the circulating exhibit, checklist #211, ill. p. 23.

Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York. Forms from the Earth: 1,000 Years of Pottery in America, 14 September-25 November 1962. Catalogue. Checklist #252, p. 18.

Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, The American Craftsman, 22 May-13 September 1964, Catalogue, checklist #223.

Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch, New York, Clay, 23 May-4 July 1974. Catalogue, checklist #75, ill.

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 #79.

Whitney Museum of American Art, American Sculpture: Gifts of Howard and Jean Lipman, 15 April-15 June 1980. Brochure, checklist.

Whitney Museum of American Art, Ceramic Sculpture: Six Artists, 9 December-7 February 1981; traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 8 April-27 June 1982. Catalogue, ill. plate, p. 51.

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. 25, color plate 9.

Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay, 16 January-21 June 2008; traveled to the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 11 July-29 November 2009, Catalogue, ill. pp. 14, 74.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York. Voulkos:The Breakthrough Years. 18 October 2016-15 March 2017, checklist #22. Traveled to the Renwick Gallery, Washington D.C. 7 April-20 August 2017. Catalogue, pp. 4, 39, 40, 109, 147, 160, 163, 187; ill. p. 4; p. 42, fig.9; p.162, color plate 23.

Literature:
Magloff, Joanna. “Peter Voulkos,” Artforum, August 1963, ill. p. 29.

Coplans, John. “Circles of Styles on the West Coast,” Art in America, June 1964, ill. p. 31.

Coplans, John. “Voulkos: Redemption through Ceramics,” Artnews Summer 1965, ill. p. 39.

Bauer, John I.H., foreword. Contemporary American Sculpture Selection 1, (assembled by The Howard and Jean Lipman Foundation and the Whitney Museum of American Art,) 1966, ill, p. 39.

Bauer, John I.H., introduction. Catalogue of the Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1974, p. 197.

Schjedahl, Peter. “Playful Improvisation of West Coast Ceramic Art,” New York Times, June 9, 1974, p. 24.

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 10.

Levin, Elaine. “Peter Voulkos: A Retrospective, 1948-1978,” Artweek, 18 March 1978, ill. p. 1.

Donhauser, Paul S., History of American Ceramics: The Studio Potter, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Dubuque, Iowa, 1978, ill. p. 153.

Kenngott, Louise. “Peter Voulkos Builds a Bridge,” The Milwaukee Journal, February 18, 1979, ill. p. 1.

Jensen, Dean. “Voulkos Shattered Tradition in a Big Way,” Milwaukee Sentinel, February 23, 1979, pp. 10, 15-16, ill.

Lebow, Edward. “The Art of Peter Voulkos,” Craft Horizons, February/March 1996, ill. p. 36.

Rosof, Libby. “Reviews: Dirt on Delight: The Impulses that Form Clay,” Ceramics Monthly. March 2009, ill. p. 24.

Deming, Richard. “On Site: Reinventing the Wheel: Richard Deming on Peter Voulkos,” Artforum, March, 2017, ill. p. 119.

Andréani, Carole, “Peter Voulkos: Naissance de la Céramique Américaine,” La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, (France), March-April 2017, ill. p. 17.

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