Contemporary Ceramics

November 18 – December 23, 2011

Danese is pleased to announce a group exhibition of "Contemporary Ceramics," opening Thursday, November 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. Many of the artists included in the exhibition were part of the Southern California movement, which transformed the perception of ceramics from craft and utility to art and sculpture.

Robert Arneson Jennifer Lee
Ralph Bacerra John Mason
Deborah Butterfield Ron Nagle
Wouter Dam Reuben Nakian
Richard DeVore Gustavo Pérez
Mary Frank Ken Price
Michael and Magdalena Frimkess Adrian Saxe
Dimitri Hadzi Goro Suzuki
Satoru Hoshino Cheryl Ann Thomas
Bryan Hunt Peter Voulkos
Elizabeth King Betty Woodman

On Saturday, November 19 at 3 p.m., the public is cordially invited to a gallery lecture by Frank Lloyd, art dealer, writer, and curator. He will speak on the work of John Mason, Ken Price and Peter Voulkos, and the development of the ceramics movement in California since the 1950s.

A full color catalogue accompanies the exhibition, and is available online either through the gallery website or at