Heirlooms of the Future | Mingei International Museum
Image: Bowl (detail)- Cylindrical, Harrison McIntosh, 1981, Claremont, California, U.S.A., stoneware. Collection Mingei International Museum. Gift of Ibi and Gabor Temes. Photo by Lynton Gardiner. 2002-83-068.

On View

Jun 7, 2003 - Nov 7, 2004

Curated By

Martha Longenecker

The exhibition was funded in part by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and the County of San Diego Community Enhancement program.

This exhibition from the Museum’s permanent collection featured the work of internationally recognized artists representing many media.

*Woodwork* – Gene Blickenstaff, Wharton Esherick, Brett Allen Hesser, Ron Kent, Sam Maloof, Wendy Maruyama, George Nakashima and Bob Stocksdale

*Ceramics* – Laura Andreson, Polly Blank, Rupert Deese, Ken Dierck, Joel Edwards, Vivika and Otto Heino, Ken Hensell, Karen Karnes, James Lovera, Warren MacKenzie, William Manker, Louis Marak, Harrison McIntosh, Barbara Moorefield, Gertrud and Otto Natzler, Ramona Rowley, Peter Voulkos, Marguerite Wildenhain and Beatrice Wood

*Textiles* – Joan Austin, Emily Dubois, Eve Gulick and Jack Lenor Larsen

*Glass* – Dale Chihuly, Benjamin Moore and Italo Scanga

*Enamel* – JoAnn Tanzer and Ellamarie Woolley

*Jewelry and Metalwork* – Henry Petzal, Helen Shirk and Denise and Samuel Wallace

*Paper* – Kay Sekimachi

A Members’ Reception was held on July 25, following which Sam Maloof, Dean of American Woodworkers, presented an illustrated lecture in the Warren Theater Gallery.

Playing throughout the run of the exhibition were the films: _Beatrice Wood – Mama of Dada, The Ceramic Art of the Natzlers,” “Chihuly and the Masters of Venice, Chihuly over Venice and Perfection in Form: Sam Maloof, Kay Sekimachi, Bob Stocksdale._

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