(1935 - 2012)
Kenneth Price was active/lived in New Mexico, California. Kenneth Price is known for colorful ceramic objects-eggs, teacups, surreal forms.
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Ken Price, Sculptor Whose Artworks Helped Elevate Ceramics, Dies at 77
By ROBERTA SMITH
Published: February 24, 2012
Ken Price, whose small, worldly, exquisitely finished abstract sculptures in glazed or painted clay exploded the distinction between art and craft and established him as one of the outstanding artists of postwar America, died on Friday at his home in Arroyo Hondo, N.M., outside Taos. He was 77.
His family said that the cause was cancer, which was first diagnosed in 2008.
Mr. Price belonged to a talent-rich generation of artists who emerged across the United States in the late 1950s and '60s, responding to the innovations of Abstract ... Displaying 750 of 14153 characters.