Large round ceramic wall sculpture by artist, Peter Voulkos (1924-2002). Wheel thrown with splashes of glaze. The back is signed by Voulkos. The base is wrapped with the original wire installed by the artist in order to hang the piece on a wall. Dated 1983.
Peter Voulkos was inspired by the American painters of the New York School, focusing on infusing the spontaneous energy of Abstract Expressionism into his work. He was born in Bozeman, Montana where he received a Bachelor of Science in Applied Art from Montana State College before earning his Master of Fine Arts degree from California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA in 1952. His work is in the permanent collection of many museums world wide.
Dimensions: 22″ wide x 5 1/2″ high