Friday, 22 January 2016

via the LA Times: Harrison McIntosh, Southland artist who pushed ceramics' boundaries, dies at 101



"While fellow artists Peter Voulkos and John Mason pushed clay to its limits by making massive walls and muscular abstractions, McIntosh gently nudged the boundaries of traditional studio pottery by elevating functional objects to a rarefied state of art. Over the next 50 years, he produced an internationally revered body of work that exemplifies a classical vein of the postwar crafts movement."

Read the full obituary here.




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