Pictured: 1961 Architectural Pottery catalog image. Max and Rita Lawrence, Architectural Pottery Records (Collection 1587). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Private Reception for Architectural Pottery: Ceramics for a Modern Landscape

Saturday, September 7, 2024 • 3–4 PM • In Person

Executive Director Beth Ann Gerstein invites you to a private reception at AMOCA with collectors, artists, and AMOCA Circle Members to celebrate the opening of Architectural Pottery: Ceramics for a Modern Landscape, a new exhibition exploring the significant impact of mid-twentieth-century architecture and design on artists in California. Following the private reception, a public reception will begin at 4 PM. Opening remarks will take place at 4:30 PM.

This event is complimentary for you and a guest.

Register for the event using the button below (it may take a moment to load). If you prefer, you may also register by emailing communications@amoca.org.

About the Exhibition

The exhibition brings together work by the largely under-recognized ceramic artists, and graphic and industrial designers John Follis, Rex Goode, LaGardo Tackett, David Cressey, Paul McCobb, Malcolm Leland, Marilyn Kay Austin, Raul Angulo Coronel, and Jack Morris.

Also on view will be contemporary photographs by Chavkin, period photographs of Architectural Pottery planters in situ in mid-century modern residences by Julius Shulman (Getty Research Institute Archive), original catalogs and ephemera from Architectural Pottery sourced from private collections, and reproductions of company materials from the UCLA Library Special Collection.

Architectural Pottery: Ceramics for a Modern Landscape is curated by Jo Lauria, AMOCA’s Adjunct Curator.

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