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April 4 -
June 10, 2017
Selections of Modern Postwar and Contemporary Art

Ken Price

(American 1935-2012)

Education

1959 New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, MFA

1957Los Angeles County Art Institute

1956 University of Southern California, BFA

Studied at the Chounard Art Institute

 

Ken Price was an American artist who re-defined the medium of ceramics. Creating mostly small pieces that were unconventional in shape and in the use of color, Price’s pieces are both erotic, cartoonish, sensual and biomorphic. Price’s exploration of color as an aesthetic force across his medium of choice is experienced in how he blurred the boundary of craft and art and of sculpture and painting

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