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Bill Stern RIP

Bill Stern May 13, 1941-March 7, 2020 We are sad to report that William B. Stern, the founder and executive director of the Museum of California Design died peacefully at his home in Los [...]

George Cooper RIP (Husband of Mark Bassett)

Mark Bassett, author of books on American art pottery, lost his husband George Cooper on January 31, 2020, to an apparent heart attack, while asleep. Cecil George Cooper (1948-2020) was the oldest son of [...]

Les Cochran RIP

Les Cochran Les Cochran, 86, husband of former AAPA Trustee Monna Cochran passed away in Burnsville, Minnesota.  Les was a quiet, sweet man who delighted in collecting pottery and he and Monna were faithful [...]

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