David Gilhooly (1943-2013, USA)

Primitive Frogs (Devonian Era 40 Million Years Ago) First Animals to Walk on Land
Earthenware; ht. 4, wd. 10.25, dp. 13.5 in.
Artist signature and date, Gilhooly 70, incised on base.

David Gilhooly was an early member of the 1960s Bay Area "Funk Clay Pack" that included his teacher, Robert Arneson. In common with others in the group, Gilhooly created his own culture and based it on the bright green frog along with other bizarre concepts of animal/human culture. 


Provenance: The Collection of Allan Stone, New York