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Author Lauria, Jo.

Title Color and fire : defining moments in studio ceramics, 1950-2000 : selections from the Smits collection and related works at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Jo Lauria ; with contributions by Gretchen Adkins ... [et al.].

Imprint Los Angeles, Calif. : LACMA in association with Rizzoli International Publications, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage    738.0904 LAU    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    738.0904 LAU    Available
Description 251 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art June 4-Sept. 17, 2000; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Dec. 15, 2000-March 4, 2001; the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block, April 1-May 30, 2001; and Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, July 29-Oct. 7, 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-249) and index.
Contents Mapping the history of a collection: defining moments in ceramics at LACMA / Jo Lauria -- Ceramics in the West: the explosion of the 1950s / Susan Peterson -- Otis and Berkeley: crucibles of the American clay revolution / Garth Clark -- Figurative impulse in contemporary ceramics / Peter Selz -- Better living through tea: contemporary artists investigate the teapot and teacup / Rebecca Niederlander -- Gwen Laurie Smits: tribute to a collector / Gretchen Adkins.
Subject Smits, Howard -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Smits, Gwen Laurie -- Art collections -- Exhibitions.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.
Art pottery -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art pottery -- Private collections -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions.
Art pottery -- California -- Los Angeles -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Adkins, Gretchen.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
ISBN 0847822540

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