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Richard DeVore (1933-2006; USA)

Untitled, #909
ca 1992
Stoneware; ht. 16, wd. 12.5, dp. 12 in 
909 on base.

American ceramic art exploded with this extension of what DeVore found in clay. The "double break-away" that resembled the human body, sexual identity and explored the physical relationship of ceramics and human. No one had ever done this concept in clay and DeVore is revered for his exploration of the subtleties of how ceramics and humanity could be contained in a ceramic vessel. This is an excellent example of one of the most extraordinary artists of our time.
 

Provenance:Purchased from the Garth Clark Gallery, ca 1949

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,843
10/23/2015

 

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