Babe the Blue Ox

Peter Voulkos, Babe the Blue Ox, 1954; ceramic

Oregon Ceramic Studio purchase.

Archie Bray Foundation award.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Vase
Medium ceramic
Dimensions 30 x 7 in. diameter

Artist Info

Name Peter Voulkos
Born January 1, 1924
Role artist, ceramist, sculptor
Culture American
Notes or Bio

American ceramicist who helped the craft garner acceptance as an art form by creating abstract expressionist works that vacillate between sculpture and ceramic.

Credits: Dan Kvitka

Rights: All Rights Reserved

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