Stoneware bowl, 1960

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Stoneware bowl, 1960

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | January 8, 2019

Last week we lost a great Minnesota artist with the passing of Warren Mackenzie. This week's Item of the Day will feature work of his in the MNHS Collection. He was an artist and a teacher, and believed that handmade pottery should be used.