Ron Nagle on the ceramic “revolution”

Born and raised in San Francisco, sculptor Ron Nagle describes working with his mentor, local legend Peter Voulkos, to break the mold of traditional ceramics and usher in a new approach to the medium. Nagle, who has been creating objects since childhood, discusses how his style has changed over the years and offers some sage advice to the creative community.


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