Primarily the north-eastern US.
However, the Renwick Gallery is part of the Smithsonian and its interest is national.
Apocalype 42, 1942, terracotta and engobe.
Victor Schreckengost, 1906-2008, American. Smithsonian Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
Fountain, porcelain urinal, 1950 version of 1917 original.
Marcel Duchamp, American born France, 1887-1976. Philadelphia Art Museum.
One of the founts of artistic creativity since Duchamp’s time even if ‘creative’ is a generous description for some of this production.
Work (Mask), 1952, unglazed Bizen stoneware.
Isamu Noguchi, 1904-1988, American. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Mother and Child, terracotta, 1956.
Elizabeth Catlett, 1915-2012, American sculptor and printer. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
The artist, an African American, left the United States in 1946 to escape from racism. Though she lived and worked in Mexico for the rest of her life and was much influenced by Mexican artists on the left of the political spectrum, she continued to receive major commissions and acclaim in the US.
Convertible Car, c. 1971, earthenware, gold and silver luster glaze.
Patti Warashina, American born 1940. Smithsonian Renwick Museum, Washington, DC
Veil, terracotta, ropes, hair, 1975.
Marisol, 1930-2016, American born France. Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Merfrog and her Pet Frog, 1976, glazed earthenware.
David James Gilhooly, 1943-2014, Whitney Museum of N. American Art, NY
Whistling in the Dark, 1976, glazed terracotta.
Robert Arneson, 1930-1992, American. Whitney Museum of N. American Art, NY
Large Silver Globe, 1978, reassembled raku-fired earthenware with glaze and silver leaf.
Rick Dillingham, 1952-1994. Smithsonian American Museum of Art, Washington, DC.
Mike Goes Back to T, 1980, glazed porcelain with overglazed transfer.
Richard Shaw, American born 1941. Whitney Museum of N. American Art, NY
Window created for Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Philadelphia, 1982, 40 porcelain tiles washed with copper salts, each handcrafted and applied to frosted glass, wood frame.
Rudolf Staffel, 1911-2002, American. Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eight Bean Stew, 1982, white earthenware with glaze.
David Gilhooly, American born 1943. Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Me Man, 1983, glazed ceramic.
Viola Frey, 1933-2004, Whitney Museum of N. American Art, NY
Woman Lying Down, 1984, stoneware (10 parts), details below.
Mary Frank, American, born 1933. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988, porcelain.
Jeff Koons, American born 1955. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2018
Stoneware and porcelain with glaze; one with gold lustre; 1980s and 1990s.
Toshiko Takaezu, 1922-2011, American. Smithsonian Museum of American Art. On exhibit in 2023
Ceramic Wall Mural )”988″, 1991; stoneware with slip and glaze, steel rim mounted on plywood.
Robert Sperry, 1927-1998, American. Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Milk and Honey, 1994-96, two thousand porcelain objects, glass and wood.
Charles LeDray, American born 1960. Whitney Museum of N. American Art, NY
Static Fuel, 1998, earthenware and oil paint.
Steven Montgomery, American born 1954. Smithsonian Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
Grandmother with Vase, 1998, ceramic.
Viola Frey, 1933-2004, American. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia