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Peter Voulkos, Untitled
1956

Stoneware with glaze
20 x 14 x 15 inches diameter

Collection:
Private collection

Provenance:
Collection of John Mason.
Private collection.

Exhibitions:
Bonniers, New York, Voulkos Pottery, 6-16 February 1957.

Los Angeles County Museum, Exposition Park, Craftsmanship, 5-23 February 1958. Catalogue, ill. p. 20, Checklist #144.

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 #31.

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 ill. p. 57, plate 24.

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, California, Peter Voulkos Ceramics, January 2003-January 2004.

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, Peter Voulkos: Works, 1956-1997, 17 October-23 November 2013.

Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York, No Rules, No Rules, 16 September-29 October 2016.

Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles, Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, 27 January-4 March 2017.

Literature:
Brown, Conrad. “Peter Voulkos,” Craft Horizons magazine, October 1956, p. 18, figure 6.

“Peter Voulkos,” Domus magazine (Milano), No. 341, April 1958, p.41, ill.

Design Quarterly, Double Issue: Numbers 42 and 43, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1958, ill. p. 51

Lancaster, Clay. The Japanese Influence in America, Walton H. Rawls, New York City, 1963, p. 255, figure 211, p. 254.

Donhauser, Paul. History of American Ceramics: The Studio Potter, Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., Dubuque, Iowa, 1978, p. 153, fig. 11-21.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York Graphics Society in association with American Crafts Council, New York, 1978, p. 18, figure 9.

Shere, Charles. “Peter Voulkos’ 30 Years of Ceramics,” Oakland Tribune, 5 March 1978, p. 6-E, ill.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto, The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995, p. 68, ill. duotone plate 23.

Andréani, Carole, “Peter Voulkos: Naissance de la Céramique Américaine,” La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre, (France), March-April 2007, ill. p. 28.

Peabody, Rebecca, Andrew Perchuk, Glenn Phillips, and Rani Singh. Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles Art, 1945–1980, Getty Research Institute and J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Publications, Los Angeles, 2011, color ill. p. 51, fig. 1.44

MacNaughton, Mary Davis, ed. Clay’s Tectonic Shift: John Mason, Ken Price and Peter Voulkos, 1956-1968, Getty Publications in association with the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, Claremont, California, 2012, color ill. p. 123, color plate 41.

Pincus-Witten, Robert, “Reviews: Peter Voulkos,” Artforum, February 2014, p. 211.

Adamson, Glenn, et al. Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, Museum of Arts and Design, New York and Black Dog Publishing Ltd., London, 2016, ill. pp. 36, fig. 4; pp. 120-121, fig. 1.

Videography:
Revolution of the Wheel: The Emergence of American Clay Art, Queens Row, California, 1996, tapes 1 & 2.

Photo: © Schopplein Studio

Lost Found

Plate

Two-Face Bottle

Container with Cover

Figures Plate

Slab Bowl

Figures Vase

Family Vase

Stencil Figures Plate

Faces Pot

Found

Tall Covered Jar

Jar

Covered Jar

Untitled

Vase

Rasgeado

Untitled

Untitled

Rocking Pot

Found

Sculptured Container

Stencil Vase

Bullfight Plate

Vase

Bird Stencil Pot

Goblet

Vase

Vase

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