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Camelback Mountain

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Peter Voulkos led a group of California ceramists who radically changed American ceramic arts in the 1950s by moving the field toward abstraction, playful handling of materials, and personal expression. In the early 1950s, after earning his M.F.A. in ceramics at the California College of Arts...

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Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine, 1967 from David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles; to MFA, 1978, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen D. Paine

Copyright

© Voulkos Family Trust. Ann Voulkos, Trustee.

1959

Object Place

Berkeley, California, United States

Dimensions

115.57 x 49.53 x 51.43 cm (45 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.690

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Stoneware