Current Exhibition: Tony Tuckson (1921-1973)

Opening: 2-5pm Saturday 3rd August 2019

Exhibition Dates: 31 Jul - 18 Aug

480 King Street Newtown, NSW

Tony Tuckson 7 Abstract and 6 Figurative works

Tony Tuckson died at the early age of 52; he held only two solo exhibitions in his lifetime: the first in 1970, the second in May 1973 (both at Watters Gallery). Tuckson died six months later. At that time his stature as a painter was only vaguely known.

There are only 13 works in this exhibition, a mixture of figurative and abstract works. Tuckson’s first abstract painting, as far as can be discerned, was on newspaper, dated 3rd November 1956. This was his breakthrough into abstraction. Leading up to this breakthrough was some 3,000 figurative paintings and drawings, the result ...

Sign up to our newsletter