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Hopi Pottery at the DeYoung with and without the Weiss Collection

Tony Bravo in the Pink has a blurb about a pottery show at the DeYoung, which opened a few weeks ago — as did the museum — and runs through February, 2023, or about two years. I recall Hillary Olcott … Continue reading

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Talking with the clay

Or: what was ‘warm hug’? I lived with my parents, Paul and Barbara Weiss, at the family homestead above Palo Alto and Stanford, for the first 10 years or so of their pottery collecting. They would go to Santa Fe … Continue reading

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Dextra Quotskuyva, 1928-2019

The King Galleries in Phoenix list Dextra Quotskuyva, the great Hopi potter and epitome of the Nampeyo matrilineal descent of greatness, as having died this year. News to me. Coincidentally I had pulled from my shelf this morning for my … Continue reading

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