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ID: 500081144
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500081144

 

Record Type: Person
Voulkos, Peter (American ceramicist and sculptor, 1924-2002)

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

Names:
Voulkos, Peter (preferred,V,index,LC,English-P,NA,U)
Peter Voulkos (V,display)
וולקוס, פטר (U,Hebrew-P,NA,U)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
ceramicist
designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Bozeman (Gallatin county, Montana, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Bowling Green (Brown county, Ohio, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Oakland (Alameda county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  De Staebler, Stephen  
..................  (American sculptor, 1933-2011) [500120879]
teacher of ....  Price, Kenneth  
..................  (American sculptor, ceramicist, and printmaker, 1935-2012) [500026883]
teacher of ....  Soldner, Paul  
..................  (American sculptor and ceramicist, 1921-2011) [500020968]
worked with ....  Mason, John  
....................  (American sculptor, 1927-2019) [500100221]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Voulkos, Peter (I)

Biographies:
(American ceramicist and sculptor, 1924-2002) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, b. 1924) ..... [BHA]
(sculptor, born 1924) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(artist, 1924-2002) ..... [GRL]
(American designer, born 1924) ..... [IMJ]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
וולקוס, פטר ........ [IMJ]
......................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
Peter Voulkos ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, VP]
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Voulkos, Peter ........ [BHA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, IMJ Preferred]
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 87837033
..............................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, IMJ, VP]
....................  Artnet [online] (2003-) accessed 15 Februray 2005
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 15 Februray 2005
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n87837033
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Israel Museum Jerusalem database
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n87837033
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Artnet [online] (2003-) accessed 15 Februray 2005
.......... Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (1994-2001) accessed 15 Februray 2005
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