Regarding George Ohr: Contemporary Ceramics in the Spirit of the Mad Potter

Nov. 7, 2017-Apr. 8, 2018
Boca Raton Museum of Art

Regarding George Ohr: Contemporary Ceramics in the Spirit of the Mad Potter brings together 24 unique major works of George Ohr (many not exhibited in public before) along with objects by contemporary artists working in the same avant-garde vein. These contemporary artists exemplify the medium’s cutting edge and include Glenn Barkley, Kathy Butterly, Nicole Cherubini, Babak Golkar, the Haas Brothers, King Houndekpinkou, Takuro Kuwata, Anne Marie Laureys, Gareth Mason, Ron Nagle, Gustavo Pérez, Ken Price, Brian Rochefort, Sterling Ruby, Arlene Shechet, Peter Voulkos, Jesse Wine, and Betty Woodman.

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George Ohr, Light-colored mottled teapot, 1895-c. 1900. Collection of Marty and Estelle Shack.

George Ohr, Light-colored mottled teapot, 1895-c. 1900. Collection of Marty and Estelle Shack.

George Ohr, the Mad Potter of Biloxi

George Ohr, known as the "Mad Potter of Biloxi."