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John Tuska Cut and Layered Paper Compositions

Item Details

John Tuska (American, 1931 – 1998)
Untitled, late 20th century
Graphite drawings on cut and layered paper
Unsigned

Provenance
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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Condition

- edge wear and creasing to edges; some toning.

Dimensions

18.75" W x 14.5" H x 0.1" D

- measures sleeve.

Item #

ITMG876281

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