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Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte

Exhibition Dates: April 9-September 18, 2016   The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte, an exhibition of transgressive and lavish sculptures inspired by the unsettling and beautiful Flemish and Dutch Vanitas still-life paintings of the 16th and 17th centuries. These works offer a stunning commentary on contemporary craving, […]

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Lineage: Mentorship & Learning

Exhibition Dates: January 16-June 19, 2016   Lineage: Mentorship & Learning highlights the impact and importance of the teacher/student relationship. This exhibition illustrates the thread connecting multiple generations of ceramic artists from Peter Voulkos to today’s students. For decades there has been an impressive variety and strength in California’s colleges and universities ceramic programs. AMOCA […]

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Alexi Morrissey: Have You Seen Me?

Exhibition Dates: January 16-June 26, 2016   “By putting the faces of real slaves on hand-crafted, archival, milk bottles, we are seeking to both repurpose the European obsession with pure white porcelain, as well as pay homage to the slave’s life – by attaching these precious images to a precious material we give the slave […]

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Mettlach: Medieval to Modern

The “Mettlach: Medieval to Modern” exhibition presents a journey into the history of European art and philosophy, from the Enlightenment to the modern times, through tracing the evolution of the decorative imagery of Villeroy & Boch (V&B) ceramics. Francois Boch established the company in 1748, in Audun-le-Tiche, France. In 1809, the Bochs bought the Benedictine […]

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