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Ken Price portrait by Brian Forrest

 

Ken Price

1935 Born, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Died, Taos, NM

Education:
1959 New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University
1957 Los Angeles County Art Institute
1956 University of Southern California, BFA
Studied at Otis College of Art and Design (formerly the Los Angeles County Art Institute)

full biography

   

Selected L.A. Louver group exhibitions

Group show
Tony Berlant, Tony Bevan, Charles Garabedian, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, John McCracken, Michael C. McMillen, Gwynn Murrill, Ken Price, Don Suggs, Matt Wedel
02 June 2011 - 09 July 2011

Group show
Tony Bevan, Ben Jackel, Anish Kapoor, Sol LeWitt, Ken Price, Don Suggs, Matt Wedel
28 April 2011 - 28 May 2011
Second floor gallery

     

Group show
Charles Garabedian, Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Imi Knoebel, Leon Kossoff, Jonathan Lasker, Sol LeWitt, Ken Price
20 May 2010 - 26 June 2010

 
day and night
Terry Allen, Tony Berlant, Tony Bevan, William Brice, Rebecca Campbell, Charles Garabedian, David Hockney, Edward & Nancy Reddin Kienholz, Per Kirkeby, R.B. Kitaj, Leon Kossoff, Michael C. McMillen, Gwynn Murrill, Ken Price, Alison Saar, Don Suggs, Tom Wudl
12 September 2007 - 06 October 2007
     

August 2002 Group Show
Tony Berlant, Domenico Bianchi, Mark di Suvero, Charles Garabedian, Joe Goode, Frederick Hammersley, David Hockney, Guillermo Kuitca, John McCracken,
Ed Moses, Gwynn Murrill, Christopher Pate, Ken Price, Sandra Mendelsohn Rubin,
Peter Shelton, Don Suggs, John Virtue, Pae White, Tom Wudl
01 August 2002 - 31 August 2002

 

Sculpture
Deborah Butterfield, Dale Chihuly, Richard Deacon, Mark di Suvero, John McCracken, Gwynn Murrill, Ken Price, Peter Shelton
30 November 2001 - 05 January 2002

    → view all past L.A. Louver exhibitions

Selected museum exhibitions

Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NY
27 September 2013 - 12 January 2014

Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective
Resnick Pavilion
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA
16 September 2012 - 6 January 2013

traveled to:
Nasher Sculpture Center
Dallas, TX
9 February - 12 May 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
18 June - 22 September 2013

     

Clay's Tectonic Shift: 
John Mason, Ken Priceand Peter Voulkos, 1956 - 1968

Scripps College
Claremont, CA
21 January 2012 - 05 April 2012

 

Common Ground:
Ceramics in Southern California 1945 - 1975

Included: Ken Price
American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA)
Pomona, CA
12 November 2011 - 31 March 2012

     

Greetings from L.A.: Artists and Publics 1945 - 1980
Included: Terry Allen, Mark di Suvero, Edward & Nancy Reddin Kienholz,
Ken Price, Tom Wudl
The Getty Research Institute
Los Angeles, CA
01 October 2011 - 05 February 2012

  Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists
Included: Ken Price
Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
13 May 2007 - 02 September 2007
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Selected articles

Knight, Christopher. "Ken Price's voluptuous works seduce in LACMA retrospective"
Los Angeles Times. 13 September 2012.
full article, PDF | www.latimes.com
Finkel, Jori. "Sculptor Ken Price captured from all angles for LACMA retrospective"
Los Angeles Times. 7 September 2012
full article, PDF | www.latimes.com
     
Knight, Christopher. "Kenneth Price dies at 77; artist transformed traditional ceramics."
Los Angeles Times. 25 February 2012.
www.latimes.com
  Drohojowksa-Philp, Hunter. "A Life in Clay"
Artnet Magazine. 29 October 2008
full article, PDF
     
Pagel, David. "Making many parts come alive"
Los Angeles Times. 17 October 2008
full article, PDF | exhibition page
  Pagel, David. "Off into the world with a playful guide"
Los Angeles Times. 21 October 2005
full article, PDF
     
Knight, Christopher. "'Small' Is Stunning"
Los Angeles Times. 31 August 2002.
  Miles, Christopher. "Ken Price: LA Louver"
Artforum. June 2002
full article, PDF | exhibition page
     
Pagel, David. "Price Purges Anxiety and Sets Libidos Free"
Los Angeles Times. 28 June 2002
full article, PDF | exhibition page
  Knight, Christopher. "Price's Lush Work Defeats Language"
Los Angeles Times. 26 January 2001
full article, PDF | exhibition page
     
McKenna, Kristine. "Reshaping the Image of Clay"
Los Angeles Times. 7 January 1996
full article, PDF | exhibition page
  Wilson, William. "Ken Price and Ed Moses: Individualists in Tandem"
Los Angeles Times. 4 June 1994
full article, PDF | exhibition page
     
Artist's website

www.kenprice.com    
     
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L.A. Louver solo exhibitions

Ken Price

10 October - 8 November 2008 >>
 
      Ken Price: Works on Paper
14 October - 12 November 2005 >>
 
  Ken Price: Sculpture from 2005
21 January - 19 February 2005 >>

      Ken Price: Sculpture
4 March - 10 April 2004 >>
 
  Ken Price
20 June - 27 July 2002 >>

      Ken Price
18 January - 17 February 2001 >>
 
          Ken Price
13 May - 19 June 1999 >>
 
      Ken Price
24 October - 22 November 1997 >>
 
      Ken Price
12 January - 10 February 1996 >>
 
      Ken Price: Recent Sculpture
11 June - 30 July 1994 >>
 
     
Ken Price, Cocodo, 2008 acrylic on fired ceramic 19 x 18 x 18 in. (48.3 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm) lalouver Ken Price, Argonne, 2008 acrylic on fired ceramic 19 x 18 x 18 in. (48.3 x 45.7 x 45.7 cm) ken price watercolor lalouver ken price watercolor ken price sculpture, The Heap ken price sculpture, mclean Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic sculpture Ken Price ceramic Ken Price ceramic
 
Cocodo

 
 
Argonne

 
 
Peace in the Valley
 
 
Outside of Town
 

 
The Heap

 

 
McLean

 

 
McShann

 

 
Tristano

 

 
Kabongy Balls

 

 
Toots

 

 
Flare

 

 
Hunchback of Venice

 

  
Yang

 

 
Half Mast

 

 
Pink Pearl

 
 
Echo
 

  
Optimist

 

Bogo Stuff


 
Phantom

 
 
True Blue

 

 

 
Ruby

 
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Installation photography
Ken Price
10 October - 8 November 2008
     
Installation photography
Ken Price
: Works on Paper
14 October - 12 November 2005
 
Installation photography
Ken Price: Sculpture from 2005

21 January - 19 February 2005
       
Installation photography
Ken Price: Sculpture

4 March - 10 April 2004
   
Installation photography
Ken Price
20 June - 27 July 2002
     
Installation photography
Ken Price
18 January - 17 February 2001
       
Installation photography
Ken Price
13 May - 19 June 1999
   
Installation photography
Ken Price
24 October - 22 November 1997
   
Installation photography
Ken Price
12 January - 10 February 1996
   
Installation photography
Ken Price: Recent Sculpture
11 June - 30 July 1994