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George E. Ohr

Born: Jul 12, 1857

Death: Apr 7, 1918

Birthplace: Biloxi

Nationality: United States

George E. Ohr

Date of Birth : Jul 12, 1857
Date of Death : Apr 7, 1918
Birth Place : Biloxi

George Edgar Ohr was an American ceramic artist and the self-proclaimed "Mad Potter of Biloxi" in Mississippi. In recognition of his innovative experimentation with modern clay forms from 1880–1910, some consider him a precursor to the American Abstract-Expressionism movement.

Also known as


  • George Ohr

Spouse


  • Josephine Gehring
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