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John Tuska Figural Ink Drawings, Late 20th Century

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John Tuska (Kentucky, 1931 – 1998), John Tuska (American 1931 – 1998)
Untitled (figure studies), late 20th century, Untitled, late 20th century
Seven ink drawings on paper, Three ink drawings on paper
Unsigned , Unsigned
Graphite inscription to the lower right corner

From the artist’s estate.

Tuska was a Kentucky-based artist, born in Yukon, Pennsylvania. He is best known for his sculptures, ceramics, paper casts, inks, and watercolors. He acquired his formal education at New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, New York. After serving in the U.S Navy, he became an educator at the University of Kentucky, which commissioned him to produce his first and last major works in ceramic Genesis (1969) and bronze Illumine (1995). His work can be found in multiple institutions including Museum of Arts and Science, Georgetown College, Krannert Art Museum, Palmer Art Museum, Pennsylvania State University and University of Kentucky Art Museum, among many others.

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- scattered marks and smudges throughout paper; mild and even toning to paper; edgewear to sheets.


11.0" W x 17.0" H x 0.1" D

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