Modern and Contemporary Ceramics: Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo Collection

February 22, 2014 – March 19, 2017

staleyOver several decades Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo have assembled an exceptional art collection, reflecting their interest in modern and contemporary art with a focus on ceramics. As part of their ongoing relationship with Boise Art Museum, they have loaned numerous artworks to various exhibitions and gifted BAM more than 40 important ceramics and other paintings that deepen and enrich the Museum’s collections.

In celebration of their impressive collection and significant contributions, BAM will present a full-scale exhibition highlighting their collection and gifts. Among the notable ceramic artists included are Rudy Autio, Frank Boyden, Helen Frankenthaler, Jun Kaneko, David Smith and Peter Voulkos as well as two-dimensional works by Judy Cooke, Alden Mason and Hung Liu.

Organized by the Boise Art Museum

IMAGE: Christopher Staley, Half Moon Jar, 2009, glazed stoneware, 14″ x 13″ x 13″, Courtesy of Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo.

HEADER IMAGE: Wouter Dam, Red Sculpture, 2009, stoneware, thrown and assembled, with diffuser-applied matte glaze, 9″ x 16″ x 14″. Gift of Anita Kay Hardy and Gregory Kaslo in Honor of Terry Melton on the occasion of the 75th Anniversary of the Boise Art Museum.

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