Tuck, Barbara Date
1990 See full details
After six decades of creating, Tuck continues to produce paintings of sublime worlds in gem-like colours. Mysterious and enchanting, they are inspired from her annual expeditions to ‘wild’ locations. Many of Tuck’s landscapes favour her multiple stacked narratives, where different viewpoints and stories are grouped together in one canvas.
Barbara Tuck (b. 1943, Hamilton) graduated from Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University in 1965. After taking a break to have children she began exhibiting in Auckland in 1980. Barbara Tuck made her first trip to Europe in the late 1960s. Over the years, travel has become a consistent theme and influence in her artwork portrayed with painterly expression. This surprisingly abstract work Repetitions was created for Muka print studio and was included in their limited-edition series New Zealand 1990; Lithographs by 20 artists, created for New Zealand’s sesquitennial celebrations.
Frame: hxwxd; 780 x 955 x 40mm
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