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  I remember the summer of 1958 in St. Missouri when I was 5 years old watching the city sewer company with their massive bulldozers digging up the earth and the clay to lay freshly extruded salt fired clay sewer pipes. I remember the sunlight on the glistening glazed surface that the sodium created and the beaded texture I felt as I rubbed my hands across its surface. The color reminded me of root beer with white speckles that reminded me of stars. Pete Volkous was already acclaimed in the art world for his pioneering breakthroughs. It would be 15 years before I would meet and work with Pe... [more]
Posted by Armstrong's Gallery on 10/7/08