Vase

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Artist

Peter Voulkos
1942-2002
Born in Bozeman, MT

Title

Vase

Date

1958

Description

Peter Voulkos created this asymmetrical structure by melding slab cutouts of wet stoneware onto a vertical vase made on a potter's wheel. He decorated the top and center blocks with abstract lines and geometric shapes.

Medium

Glazed stoneware

Dimension

18 1/8 x 20 3/4 x 7 inches

Credit Line

Purchase, Acquisition Fund, FCM '59

Object ID

60.09.77

Notes

Bird Vase is an alternative title of the sculpture. The vase was purchased from the 'Fiber-Clay-Metal' show in 1959.

Publications

Spooner, Peter. "Peter Voulkos." In Our Treasures: Highlights from the Minnesota Museum of American Art, edited by Kristin Makholm, 74-75. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Museum of American Art, 2011.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos; A Dialogue with Clay. New York: Little Brown Company, 1978.

Rights Statement

In Copyright