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Craig Kauffman

The Estate of Craig Kauffman, in conjunction with the Frank Lloyd Gallery, has launched a new website: It features images of artworks, a selected exhibition history, primary-source documents and a chronology to guide visitors through Kauffman's life and work.

Adrian Saxe

Adrian has a new website: Here, visitors will be able to access images of artworks, selected exhibitions, archival publications, and a biographical chronology.

Akio Takamori

Akio Takamori will speak about his process and work on Sunday, June 1, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. His presentation is co-sponsored by the James Renwick Alliance, as part of their ongoing Distinguished Lecture Series.

Museum Exhibitions

Larry Bell

In October 2014, the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas, will present an exhibition of Larry Bell’s large-scale glass installations. These environmental works absorb, transmit, and reflect light, calling into question the nature of the physical and visual spaces they inhabit.

John Mason

John Mason will be included in the Whitney Biennial, curated by Stuart Comer, Anthony Elms, and Michelle Grabner, on view March 7 – May 25, 2014. The 2014 Biennial will present an interdisciplinary group 103 artists, making it "one of the broadest and most diverse takes on art in the United States that the Whitney has offered in many years." Mason has a fifty year record of shows at the Whitney, with earlier exhibitions including Fifty California Artists, 1962; the 1964 Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Sculpture; the 1973 Biennial Exhibition: Contemporary American Art; 200 Years of American Sculpture, 1976; and Ceramic Sculpture, Six Artists, 1981.

Adrian Saxe

Artwork by Adrian Saxe will be featured in the 70th Scripps Ceramic Annual, opening on January 25th at the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery. The Ceramics Annual is the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the United States, and this year it presents works by artist curators who have previously participated. The show will be on display from January 25 – April 6, 2014.

Saxe also has work on display at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, in the exhibition Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection. The show will be on view through May 26, 2014.


We are pleased to report that an interview with John Mason was conducted by Paul Smith for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. This interview is part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project. A transcript can be viewed on the Archives of American Art website.

John Mason has also been interviewed by Hunter Drohowjowska-Philp for Artscene Visual Radio, and the recording will be available soon for download or podcast at the Artscene Visual Radio website.

The Ceramics Research Center at Arizona State University is a national and international destination for the hands-on study and enjoyment of ceramics. Established in 2002, it houses and displays the ASU Art Museum's extensive ceramic collection of more than 3,000 objects. The international holdings demonstrate the full range of technique, aesthetic approaches and possibilities within the medium. To learn more, please visit the CRC website .

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College in Claremont, California is home to the Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics. The collection, which includes nearly 900 works by American, British, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese artists, is focused on West Coast ceramics and the work of those artists involved in the ceramic revolution of the 1950s. The collection is available for viewing online through the Williamson Gallery website.