David Gilhooly (1943-2013, USA)

The Temptation and the Exclusion by Michelangelo Frog
ca 1968
Glazed Earthenware; ht. 11 wd. 10.5 in. 

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



Repair to the flame/torch that the Michelangelo Frog is holding. A few small chips to the inner rim of the bowl. 

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