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WILLIAM TUCKER

1935 Born in Cairo, Egypt (to English parents)
1937 Family returns to England, when Tucker is 2 years old.
1955-1958 Studies at University of Oxford, England
1959-1960 Studies at St. Martin’s College of Art and Design, London
1962-1966 Teaches at Goldsmiths College, University of London
1963-1974 Teaches at St. Martin’s School of Art and Design, London
1968-1970 Receives Gregory Fellowship in Sculpture, University of Leeds
1976 Teaches at University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
1977 Teaches at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
1978-1992 Teaches at New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York
1978-1982 Teaches at Columbia University, New York
1980-1981 Receives Guggenheim Fellowship
1986 Becomes American Citizen
Receives National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1991 Receives Sculpture Center Award for Distinction in Sculpture
1993-2001 Appointed Co-Chairman of the Art Department of Bard College
1995 Receives Rodin-Moore Memorial Prize, Second Fujisankei Biennale
Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan
1996 Receives commission for large-scale sculpture for Bilbao, Spain
1999 Receives award from New York Studio School, New York
2001 Victory 1981 installed permanently in Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009 Receives The Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award, International Sculpture Center
2011 Elected as honorary National Academician, National Academy Museum, New York
Lives in Massachusetts

ONE PERSON MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

1969 Leeds City Art Gallery (Gregory Fellow Exhibition)
1972 * XXXVI Venice Biennale, Italy
1973 * Hamburg Kunstverein, Museum Bochum, West Germany
Arts Council, Serpentine Gallery, London
1985 Neuberger Museum, SUNY, Purchase, NY
1987 * Gods: Five Recent Sculptures, Tate Gallery, London
1988 * William Tucker: The American Decade 1978-1988, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
1989 William Tucker, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
1992 * Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College Art Gallery, Easton, PA
1993 Adelphi University Center Gallery, Garden City, Long Island, NY
1995 Six Sculptures, Arts Council of Great Britain Collection exhibition, organized by the South Bank Centre
1999 William Tucker: Drawings and Sculpture, Davidson College, NC
2000 The Sleep of Reason, The Olson Gallery, Bethel College, St. Paul, MN
2001 William Tucker, Tate Collection at Tate Liverpool
* William Tucker, Bothy and Pavilion Galleries,Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK
2006-2007 * William Tucker: Horses, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
2012 William Tucker: Steel and Wood Constructions from the 1970s, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, FL
2013 William Tucker – Sculptures, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany
2015 Tucker: Mass and Figure, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Spain
* catalogue

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1962 Grabowski Gallery, London
1963 Rowan Gallery, London
1965 Richard Feigen Gallery, New York
Rowan Gallery, London
1966 Kasmin Gallery, London
1968 Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
1969 Kasmin Gallery, London
1970 Kasmin Gallery, London
1973 Waddington Galleries, London
1974 Hester Van Royen Gallery, London
1976 Galerie Wintersberger, Cologne, West Germany
1977 Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
1979 Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
1980 David Reids Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
1981 L’Isola Gallery, Rome, Italy
1982 * Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1984 David McKee Gallery, New York
L’Isola Gallery, Rome, Italy
1985 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
David McKee Gallery, New York
1987 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara
* Annely Juda Gallery, London
• David McKee Gallery, New York
1988 3EPLTD, Santa Monica, CA
1989 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
David McKee Gallery, New York
1991 McKee Gallery, New York
1992 New Drawings, McKee Gallery, New York
1993 Sculpture Exhibition, Eli Marsh Gallery, Fayerweather Hall, Amherst College,” MA
* The Philosophers, Sculpture and Drawings 1989-1992, Maak Gallery, London
1994 McKee Gallery, New York
1995 McKee Gallery, New York
1996 McKee Gallery, New York
1999 Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco
McKee Gallery, New York
2001 The Sleep of Reason, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Drawings, New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York
William Tucker on State Street, Santa Barbara’s State of the Art Gallery Installation,
800-1200 Blocks of State Street, Santa Barbara, CA,
William Tucker: New Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
2003 Drawings by William Tucker, Arts on the Point, Healey Library Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston
2004 William Tucker, Sculpture & Drawings, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
William Tucker: Maia, Studies for the Sculpture in Bilbao, MacClaren Art Center, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
2005 William Tucker: Recent Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
2006 William Tucker: Drawings and Projects, Marist College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY
William Tucker: Horses, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
William Tucker: Six Bronzes, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY
2008 William Tucker: Affinities, McKee Gallery, New York
2010 William Tucker, Pangolin Gallery, London
2012 William Tucker: Present and Past, McKee Gallery, New York
2014 William Tucker – Sculpture, Buchmann Galerie, Lugano, Switzerland

INSTALLATIONS

1972 Peter Stuyvesant Sculpture Project, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England (Temporary)
1976 “Angel,” Livingston Development Corporation, Scotland (Permanent)
1980 “The Rim,” The Mall, Washington, D.C. (Temporary)
1982 “The Promise,” Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park, Florida International University, Miami, FL (Permanent)
1982-1983 “Journey,” Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden, New York, NY (Temporary)
1983 “Victory,” Doris C. Freedman Plaza, New York, NY (Temporary)
1984 “Arc” & “Fear,” Springs Mills Building at Citicorp Center, New York, NY (Temporary)
“Guardian I,” Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp Center, New York, NY (Temporary)
1986 “Rhea,” Greenwich Plaza, Greenwich, CT (Permanent)
“Gymnast II,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (Temporary)
1987 “The Rim,” Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO (Temporary)
1988-1991 “The Rim,” The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL (Temporary)
1989 “Okeanos,” Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, LaJolla, CA (Permanent)
1991 “Prometheus,” M. H. de Young Memorial Museum and California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, (Permanently installed at Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside, CA)
1997 “Vishnu,” Neuberger Museum of Art Biennial Exhibition for Public Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, SUNY Purchase, NY (Temporary)
1998 “Frenhofer,” Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood West Essex, England (Permanent)
“Maja,” Muelle Evaristo Churruca, Paseo de Ribera of Abandoibarra, Bilbao, Spain: City Council of Bilbao (Permanent)
1999 *”Important Sculptors of the Late Twentieth Century,” Stamford Sculpture Walk, Stamford, CT
“Homage to Rodin (Bibi),” Davidson College, NC (Permanent)
2000 “Rites of Spring 2000,” LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY (Temporary)
2001 William Tucker, Pavilion and Bothy galleries, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK “Victory 1981”, Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permanent)
2003 “Building a Wall in the Air,” Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX (Permanent)
2006-2009 “Six Bronzes”, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, NY (Temporary)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1960-1961 26 Young Sculptors, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1961 II Biennale de Paris, National Museum of Modern Art, Paris
1965 New Generation 1965, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
London – The New Scene, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1966 5e Internationale Beeldententoonstellig, Sonsbeek, The Netherlands
Eight British Sculptors, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Primary Structures, The Jewish Museum, New York
1967 * Sculpture in the Open Air, London County Council, London
* Guggenheim International Sculpture Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1968 * Documenta IV, Kassel, West Germany
Orpheus II, 1965 exhibition of British Artists, circulated by Museum of Modern Art
International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
1971 British Painting and Sculpture, 1960-1961, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1972 * British Sculptors, Royal Academy, London
1975 New Acquisitions: Drawings, The British Museum, London
* The Condition of Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London (curated by William Tucker)
1976 * The Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia
* Arte Inglese Oggi, Milan, Italy
1979 * Contemporary Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Prospect Mountain Sculpture Show: An Homage to David Smith, Lake George, NY
1980 International Sculpture Conference, Washington, D.C.
Contemporary British Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Drawings by Three Artists, Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York
* New Work on Paper I, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Sculpture by Four: Delap, Hall, Arnoldi, Tucker, Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
1981 Recent Editions, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, Los Angeles
* Il Luogo della Forma, Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, Italy
Bronze, Patricia Hamilton Gallery, New York
1981-1982 * British Sculpture in the 20th Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
1983 Monumental Drawings by Sculptors, Hillwood Art Gallery, C.W. Post Center, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY
The Sculptural Line, Damon Brandt Gallery, New York
* Artists Choose Artists II, CDS Gallery, New York
The Sculpture Show ’83: Selected New Work by 50 Sculptors, Hayward and Serpentine Galleries, London
1984 Varieties of Sculptural Ideas, Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York
* Drawings 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
* Sculptors’ Drawings, The British Council, London
* The 7th Dalhousie Drawing Exhibition: Actual Size, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Seven Sculptors in America, 1 Penn Plaza, New York
1985 Drawings, The New York Studio School, New York
* Working in Brooklyn – Sculpture, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1985-1986 * Transformations in Sculpture: Four Decades of American and European Art, Solomon R.
Guggenheim Museum, New York
1986 Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Entre el Objeto y la Imagen, Palacio de Velazquez, Madrid, Spain
• Opening Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Courtesy David McKee, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1987 New York Beijing: 22 American Artists / Works on Paper, Beijing Art Institute, China
1988 National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK
From the Southern Cross: A View of World Art c. 1940-1988, Australian Biennale, Art Gallery of
New South Wales
* National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Innovations in Sculpture, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
* New York Beijing, Beijing Art Institute (traveling exhibition)
Drawings, Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York
1989 Sculptor’s Drawings, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
1990 The Art of Drawing, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
1991 Steel and Wood, Philippe Staib Gallery, New York
Drawings, Procter Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Traveled to:
The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York , ArtPark, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Ruth Hardinger, Lee Tribe, William Tucker, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Phillippe Staib Gallery, New York
Art for the Land (benefit for the Columbia Land Conservancy), Five Points Gallery, East Chatham, NY
Small-scale Sculpture, Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX
1992 Panicali Fine Art, New York
Ancient Sources: Contemporary Forms, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA
1992-1993 28th Annual Exhibition of Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
1993 Hyper Cathexis: Layers of Experience, Stux Gallery, New York
Small Works Sculpture Show, Robert Morrison Gallery, New York
1994 American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Art Partners, Gallery at Park West, Kingston, NY
The Essential Gesture, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
1995 Twentieth Century American Sculpture at The White House, First Ladies’ Garden, The White House, Washington, D.C.
Critical Mass, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT: traveled to The MAC, Dallas, TX
Body as Metaphor, Proctor Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
* Sculpture Space: Celebrating 20 Years, Munson-Willams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
* Contemporary British Sculpture: From Henry Moore to the 90’s, Auditoria de Galicia, Santiago, Chile
1996 American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
From Figure to Object: A Century of Sculptors’ Drawings, Frith Street Gallery and Karsten Schubert, London
* Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
1997 * Sculptors’ Drawings, Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, New York
Currents of Modern Sculpture, Two Sculptors, Inc., New York
79/97 An Exhibition of Works by Curators of the Visual Arts Gallery, 1979-1997, The Visual Arts Gallery, New York
Neuberger Museum of Art Biennial Exhibition for Public Art, Neuberger Museum, SUNY
Purchase, New York
Facets of Contemporary Sculpture, Two Sculptors, Inc., New York
Reconfigurations, Pamela Auchincloss, New York
1997-ongoing Art in Embassies, Vienna, Austria
1998 * The Edward R. Broida Collection, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
* Masters of the Masters: MFA Faculty of the School of Visual Arts, New York, 1983-1998, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
1999 * The New Encyclopedists, Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland
House of Sculpture, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas: traveled to Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico
* New Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
The Power of Drawing, Westbeth Gallery, New York
Another Form: Drawing into Sculpture, The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, New York
2000 American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Welded! Sculpture of the Twentieth Century, Neuburger Museum of Art, Purchase College State University of New York, NY
2000-2001 Bronze: Contemporary British Sculpture, Holland Park and Sculpture at Goodwood, London
The Concealed Space: British Sculpture, Associazione Piemontese Arte, Turin
NEW works, McKee Gallery, New York
2001 * Kinds of Drawing, Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
2002 Sculpture, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, NY
Tra-la-la: British Sculpture in the Sixties, Duveen Galleries, Tate Britain, London
2004 * The 179th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy
Museum, New York
• Around the World in Forty Years, ART in Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State Washington, D.C.
2006 * Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2007 British Visions: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture and Works on Paper, William H. Van Every Gallery and Edward M. Smith Gallery, Davidson, NC
Small Bodies, McKee Gallery, New York
2009 David Hannah and William Tucker, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Summer Exhibition 2009, Royal Academy of Arts, London
2010 Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
Crucible, Gloucester Cathedral, UK
Personal Identities/Contemporary Portraits, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, CA
2012 * The Annual: 2012, National Academy Museum, New York
Chamber Piece, Millbrook Vineyards & Winery, Millbrook, NY
Making Touch Matter, Art Beyond Sight Museum Education Institute, New York, NY
2013 * The Mythic Figure, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
* The New Situation – Art in London in the Sixties, Sotheby’s London

COLLECTIONS

Aberdeen Art Gallery, Scotland
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Arts Council of Great Britain, London
British Council, London
The British Museum, London
City of Bilbao, Spain
Contemporary Art Society, London
Florida International University, Miami, FL
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Tokyo, Japan
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands
Leicester Education Authority, England
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Martin Z. Margulies Sculpture Park, Florida International University, Miami
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Tate Gallery, London
University of California, Berkeley, CA
University of California, Los Angeles,CA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina , Greensboro

PUBLICATIONS

Sculpture in the Open Air, Greater London Council: Battersea Park, London 1966.
Guggenheim International Exhibition 1967: Sculpture from Twenty Nations, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum,
New York, 1967.
William Tucker, British Pavilion XXXVI Venice Biennale, 1972.
The Condition of Sculpture: A Selection of Recent Sculpture by Younger British and Foreign Artists, Hayward
Gallery Arts, Council of Great Britain, London, 1972.
William Tucker, Sculptures, Arts Council of Great Britain, London, 1977-1978.
The Prospect Mountain Show: An Homage to David Smith, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, New York, 1979.
Skulptur im 20. Jahrundert, Wenkenpark Riehen, Basel, 1980.
Il Luogo della Forma: Nove Scultoi a Castelvecchio, Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, 1981.
John Elderfield, New Work on Paper I, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1981.
Sandy Nairne & Nicholas Serota, ed., British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century, Whitechapel
Art Gallery, London, 1981.
Judith K. Collischan van Wagner, Monumental Drawings by Sculptors, Hillwood Art Gallery, Long
Island University, Greenvale, NY, 1983.
Artists Choose Artists II, CDS Gallery, New York, 1983.
Judith K. Collischan van Wagner, Reflections: New Conceptions of Nature, Hillwood Art Gallery, Long
Island University, Greenvale, NY, 1984.
Frank Gettings, Drawings 1974-84, Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 1984.
John McEwen, Sculptors’ Drawings, The British Council, London 1984.
The Seventh Dalhousie Drawing Exhibition: Actual Size, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova
Scotia, Canada, 1984.
Dore Ashton, American Art Since 1945, Oxford University Press, New York, 1985.
Daniel Wheeler, Art Since Mid Century 1945 to the Present, The Vendome Press, New York, 1991.
Sam Hunter & John Jacobus, Modern Art, Third Edition, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 1993, page 337.
Irving Sandler, Art of the Postmodern Era: from the late 1960s to the Early 1990s, HarperCollins
Publishers, 1996.
Tony Birks, The Alchemy of Sculpture, Marston House, 1998.
Brooke Barrie, Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture, Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, MA, 1999, pages 152-153.
Michael Auping, House of Sculpture, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX, 1999, page 12, illustrated page 6.
Alan Windsor, British Sculptors of the Twentieth Century, Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot, England, 2003.
The Sculptural Idea, James J. Kelly, Fourth Edition, Waveland Press, Inc., Long Grove, Illinois, 2004.
A Vision for 21st Century Sculpture, 10 year anniversary book, Sculpture at Goodwood, West Sussex, 2004.
Sculpture from the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, edited by Karen O. Janovy, University of Nebraska Press, 2005, pages 185-187.
Joy Sleeman, The Sculpture of William Tucker, Lund Humphries, England, 2007.
Marzio, Peter C. Masterpieces From The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston: Director’s Choice. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2009. Illustrated in color, p.189

REVIEWS AND WRITINGS BY WILLIAM TUCKER

“Henri Laurens Exhibition at Hayward,” Studio, July 1971.
“A Note on Rietveld as a Sculptor,” Studio, April 1972.
“Gravity, Rodin, Degas,” Studio, July 1973.
Early Modern Sculpture, Oxford University Press, New York, 1974.
(British edition titled: The Language of Sculpture, Thames & Hudson, London, 1974).
“The Condition of Sculpture,” Studio, May 1975.
“Road to Tirgu Jiu,” Art in America, November 1976.
“Modernism, Freedom, Sculpture,” Art Journal, Winter 1977-1978.
“The Gonzalez exhibition,” The New Criterion, May 1983.
“Rodin in the round,” The New Criterion, March 1994.

PANEL and LECTURE DISCUSSIONS

“Fixed in Time: Public Sculpture: The Historical Moment,” Sculpture Center, New York, March 27, 1985.
“Modern Starts: Artists’ Perspectives,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 18, 2000.
“Alberto Giacometti: An Artist’s Panel,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, November 19, 2001.
William Tucker lecture on his work, New York Studio School, March 5, 2002.
William Tucker on Brancusi, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, July 6, 2004.

SELECTED REVIEWS

G. Baro, “Britain’s Young Sculptors,” Arts, December 1965.
E. Lucie-Smith, “William Tucker and Pol Bury at Kasmin,” Studio, May 1967.
R. Melville, “Young Consolidators: The Interim: Show at Whitechapel,” Architectural Review, July 1968.
M. Pinny, “Exhibition at Kasmin Gallery,” Artscanada, August 1969.
J. Russell, “New Names in London: A to Z,” Art in America, September 1970.
W. Packer, “Kasmin Gallery, London Exhibit,” Art and Artists, October 1970.
J. Burr, “London Galleries: Kasmin Art Gallery, Exhibit,” Apollo, November 1970.
Barry Martin, “Review,” Studio, July 1973.
Hilton Kramer, “Review,” The New York Times, July 21, 1974.
Edward Fry, “Review,” ARTFORUM, Summer 1975.
Fenella Crichton, “Review,” Art International, June 1975.
William Feaver, “Review,” Apollo, June 1975.
E. Lucie-Smith, “Review,” Illustrated London News, June 1975.
Peter Fuller, “Review,” New Society, June 5, 1975.
Lawrence Alloway, “Caro’s Art – Tucker’s Choice,” ARTFORUM, October 1975.
Harry Chapman, “Review,” Arts, November 1975.
Albert Elsen, “Review,” Art Journal, Winter 1975-1976.
Hilton Kramer, “Review,” The New York Times, April 8, 1977.
Kenneth Baker, “William Tucker: Meaning vs. Matter,” Art in America, November – December 1977.
Hilton Kramer, “Triumphant New Work by Two Artists,” The New York Times, May 25, 1979.
Dore Ashton, “William Tucker’s Gyre,” Arts, June 1979.
Robert Berlind, “William Tucker at Elkon,” Art in America, October 1979.
Hilton Kramer, “Image as Emblem,” Art in America, January 1981.
Ron Shuebrook, “William Tucker,” Artscribe, August 1982.
Steven Henry Madoff, “William Tucker at Robert Elkon, Uptown and Downtown,” Art in America, September 1982.
Matti Megged, “The Sculpture of William Tucker,” Arts, September 1982.
Grace Glueck, “Art: Mega to Mini in 2 Shows,” December 24, 1982.
John Russell, “William Tucker,” The New York Times, May 11, 1984.
Kenneth Baker, “William Tucker,” Art in America, October 1984.
Steven Henry Madoff, “William Tucker,” ARTnews, October 1984.
Michael Brenson, “A Sculpture Revival All Around Town,” The New York Times, November 1985.
John Russell, “Art: New Sculpture by William Tucker,” The New York Times, November 15, 1985.
Michael Brenson, “Choices for the Thanksgiving Weekend,” The New York Times, November 29, 1985.
Kim Levin, “William Tucker,” Village Voice, December 3, 1985.
Eric Gibson, “Two Sculptors,” The New Criterion, January 1986.
Roland Hagenberg, “Bodies of Interior Spaces,” Artfinder, Spring 1987.
Kenneth Baker, “William Tucker’s Striking Sculpture,” San Francisco Chronicle, March 24, 1987.
Dore Ashton, “William Tucker: New Sculpture,” Arts, Summer 1987.
Marina Vaizey, “Critics’ Choice,” The Sunday Times, July 12, 1987.
William Packer, “Tucker’s Sculpture Pared Down to the Core,” Financial Times, July 21, 1987.
Sarah Kent, “William Tucker,” Time Out, July 29, 1987.
Kenneth Baker, “William Tucker,” ARTFORUM, September 1987.
Michael Brenson, “Art: William Tucker and His Greek Titans,” The New York Times, October 2, 1987.
Kay Larson, “William Tucker,” New York, October 5, 1987.
Ruth Bass, “William Tucker: David McKee Gallery,” ARTnews, November 1987.
Paul Gardner, “The Envelope, Please,” ARTnews, November 1987.
Wade Saunders and Anne Rochette, “William Tucker at David McKee,” Art in America, December 1987.
J.A. Cornall, “William Tucker: Annely Juda / Tate,” Artscribe, January – February 1988.
Michael Brenson, “A Sculptor Caught Up in His Materials,” The New York Times, June 12, 1988.
Robert Hughes, “Gods, Chess and 28,000 Magazines,” Time, June 13, 1988.
Eleanor Martin, “Art Meets Artist,” The Sunday Record, June 26, 1988.
Kay Larson, “Hands On,” New York, August 22, 1988.
Eric Gibson, “William Tucker’s American Decade,” The New Criterion, Volume 7, No. 1, 1988.
William Zimmer, “Tracing the Changes and Constants of an Innovative Sculptor,” The New York Times,
August 28,1988.
Robert Berlind, “William Tucker’s American Decade,” Sculpture, September – October 1988.
Ken Johnson, “Sculptor William Tucker,” Hudson Valley, October 1988.
Elisa Turner, “A Superb Look at a Major 20th Century Sculptor,” The Miami Herald, October 23, 1988.
Leslie Judd Ahlander, “Tucker’s Mesmerizing Abstracts,” The Miami News, November 4, 1988.
Vivien Raynor, “Photos and Sculpture at the Aldrich,” The New York Times, November 27, 1988.
David Carrier, “William Tucker,” Arts, December 1988.
Kenneth Baker, “Bronze Sculptor Masters the Form,” San Francisco Chronicle, May 23, 1989.
“Visiting Artist,” Chautauquan Daily, August 3, 1989.
Bill Berkson, “William Tucker,” ARTFORUM, September 1989.
Kenneth Baker, “Sculpture in Big Apple Makes Heavy Statements,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 12, 1989.
Michael Brenson, “William Tucker Explores the Shapes of Prehistory,” The New York Times, October 13, 1989.
Peggy Cyphers, “William Tucker,” Arts, December 1989.
Jonathan Silver, “William Tucker,” ARTnews, January 1990.
Nancy Grove, “The Third Degree: Focusing on Sculpture,” Art & Antiques, February 1990.
Karen Wilkin, “At the Galleries,” Partisan Review, No. 1, 1990.
Lise Holst, “Mythopoeic Presences,” Art in America, May 1990.
Nancy Princenthal, “Irrepressible Vigor: Printmaking Expands,” ARTnews, September 1990.
Kenneth Baker, “Physical Precision: Notes on Some Recent Sculpture,” Artspace, September – October 1990.
Michael Brenson, “Steel and Wood,” The New York Times, January 11, 1991.
Kenneth Baker, “Datebook,” San Francisco Chronicle, January 13, 1991.
Michael Kimmelman, “William Tucker,” The New York Times, March 22, 1991.
Steven Henry Madoff, “Sculpture: A New Golden Age?,” ARTnews, May 1991.
Helen L. Kohen, “ArtPark at FIU: Art as Part of Daily Campus Life,” The Miami Herald, May 5, 1991.
Pheralyn Dove, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 14, 1992.
Edward Sozanski, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 25, 1992.
Karen Wilkin, Partisan Review/3, 1992.
William Feaver, “Telling Fragments of Magnificent Incongruity,” The Sunday Observer, (London), May 9, 1993.
Karen Wilkin, “William Tucker,” Galleries, May 1993.
Sarah Kent, Time Out Magazine, May 19 – 26, 1993.
John McDonald, “William Tucker: The Philosophers – Sculpture and Drawings 1989 – 1992,” Contemporary Art, Summer 1993.
Donald Kuspit, “William Tucker: The Fated Return of the Body,” Sculpture, September – October 1993.
Sam Hunter and John Jacobus, Modern Art, Third Edition, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York, 1993, page 337.
Johnathan Goodman, “William Tucker,” ARTnews, May 1994.
Robert Taplin, “William Tucker at McKee,” Art in America, September 1994.
Kathi Norklun, “Boulders into Bodies,” Woodstock Times, February 20, 1995.
Michael Kimmelman, “William Tucker,” The New York Times, May 3, 1996.
Robert Taplin, “Body Doubles,” Art In America, November 1996.
Mark Daniel Cohen, “Facets of Contemporary Sculpture,” Review, October 15, 1997.
Mark Daniel Cohen, “Reconfigurations,” Review, November 1, 1997.
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