John Tuska Figural Graphite Drawings, 1964
John Tuska (American, 1931 – 1998), John Tuska (American 1931 – 1998)
Untitled (figure studies), 1964, Untitled (figure studies), 1964
Two graphite drawings on paper, Two graphite drawings on paper
Signed to the lower margins, Signed
Mid to Late 20th Century
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 the 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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- torn edges; minor curling of the paper; negligible stains and smudges throughout the composition; toning of the paper; some billowing.
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