Tuckson, Tony (1921-1973)

Also known as
Tuckson, Anthony (1921-1973)
Tuckson, J. A. (1921-1973)
Tuckson, J. Anthony (1921-1973)
Field of activity
Artist; Curator; Painter; Draughtsman
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For much of his life Tony Tuckson's reputation was as the Assistant Director of he Art Gallery of New South Wales, passionately advocating for Aboriginal art. It was only near the end of his life that the wider arts community realised that he was an artist of great significance.

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  • 1942 First came during World War II when transfered to Darwin
  • art

Flourished

  • fl. c.1948 - 1973

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  1. Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : abstract paintings : 7th June - 25th June 2016, Watters Gallery
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2016 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  2. [Tony Tuckson : Australasian Art & Artists File]
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book ]
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  3. Tony Tuckson: nineteen works on paper
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Photograph, Book : 2017 ]
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    Tony Tuckson: nineteen works on paper
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  4. Tony Tuckson 1921-1973 : pairs
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2009 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  5. Tony Tuckson, 1921-1973
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 1982 ]
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    Tony Tuckson, 1921-1973
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  6. Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : woman : exhibition, Tuesday 15 February 2005 to Saturday 12 March 2005 ; Watters Gallery
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  7. Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : Woman
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
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  8. Tony Tuckson : figurative paintings on canvas, card and paper
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2014 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  9. Tony Tuckson : 100 small drawings, an exhibition Tuesday 26th September until Saturday 14th October 1989 [erratum dates Tuesday 7th November until Saturday 25th November 1989] / [essay by] Geoffrey Legge
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  10. Tony Tuckson 1921-1973 / by Daniel Thomas
    Thomas, Daniel, 1931-
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  1. Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : abstract paintings : 7th June - 25th June 2016, Watters Gallery
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2016 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 186,350.125)

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  2. [Tony Tuckson : Australasian Art & Artists File]
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book ]
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  3. Tony Tuckson: nineteen works on paper
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Photograph, Book : 2017 ]
    At NERAM Hinton Library
    Tony Tuckson: nineteen works on paper
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  4. Tony Tuckson 1921-1973 : pairs
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2009 ]
    At State Library of QLD
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  5. Tony Tuckson, 1921-1973
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 1982 ]
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    Tony Tuckson, 1921-1973
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  6. Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : woman : exhibition, Tuesday 15 February 2005 to Saturday 12 March 2005 ; Watters Gallery
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2005 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  7. Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : Woman
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2005 ]
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    At 9 libraries
    Tony Tuckson (1921-1973) : Woman
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  8. Tony Tuckson : figurative paintings on canvas, card and paper
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 2014 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  9. Tony Tuckson : 100 small drawings, an exhibition Tuesday 26th September until Saturday 14th October 1989 [erratum dates Tuesday 7th November until Saturday 25th November 1989] / [essay by] Geoffrey Legge
    Tuckson, Tony, 1921-1973
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  10. Tony Tuckson 1921-1973 / by Daniel Thomas
    Thomas, Daniel, 1931-
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At 3 libraries
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    ... Tuckson, Tony ... Tuckson, Michael ... , the artist Tony Tuckson, she ensured that his position as Austrlaia's pre-eminent abstract painter was ... invited a group of visiting British airman to the party. One of the party was A. J. (Tony) Tuckson, a ...
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  3. Warren, Guy (1921-)
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    ... Tuckson, Tony ... Warren was a painter, born in Goulburn, NSW in 1921 and studied art in Australia and England. He ... , UNSW, then was appointed inaugural Director of the University of Sydney Art Workshop (1973-76). From ...
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    Art and Australia
    [ Article : 1985 ]
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    McGrath, Sandra
    Art and Australia
    [ Article : 1974 ]
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  3. Tony Tuckson [Profile of artist Tony Tuckson]
    Flynn, Paul
    Artist Profile
    [ Article : 2008 ]
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  4. Tony Tuckson: modesty's blaze. [Profile of Tony Tuckson]
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    Australian Art Collector
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  1. Tuckson, Tony
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    At NGV Library
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  2. Sydney Review ( August ). Mike Parr, Tony Tuckson
    [ Unpublished : 1989 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. Sydney Review ( Jan ) : Review of Tony Tuckson
    [ Unpublished : 1990 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Tony Tuckson : paintings
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  2. Tony Tuckson 1921-1973 : a memorial exhibition [held] 10 April - 9 May 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
    Thomas, Daniel, 1931-
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    At Flinders University
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  3. Tony Tuckson 1921-1997 : paintings and works on paper
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    At ANU Library
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  4. Hassall Collection - a Masterpiece Collection of Australian Art
    Maloon, Terence
    [ Book : 2019 ]
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    Hassall Collection - a Masterpiece Collection of Australian Art
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  1. Margaret Tuckson interviewed by Barbara Blackman
    Tuckson, Margaret
    [ Sound : 1987 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Dynamic art of the drawn line
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2014 ]
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  3. Interview with Guy Warren / interviewer, James Gleeson
    Warren, Guy, 1921-
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
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    At Nat Gall Aus Res
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  4. Interview with Frank Watters / interviewer, James Gleeson
    Watters, Frank, 1934-
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
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  4. Portrait of Tony Tuckson, 1971
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  5. Pyjamas and Herald
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    [ Art work : 1963 ]
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  1. National Memorial Ordinance 1928 DETERAMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY NATIONAL MEMORIALS ORDINANCE 1928 DETERMINATION OF NOMENCLATURE
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette. Periodic (National : 1977 - 2011) Wednesday 31 August 1988 p 1

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    ... -1882) John Anthony (Tony) Tuckson (1921-1973) Thomas William Roberts (1856-1931) Henri Benedictus van Raalte ... INDIVIDUAL THEMES WERE ADOPTED. FRITH ROAD Harold James Frith, O.A., (1921-1982) Scientist. DIVISION OF ... 4344 words
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  1. Tuckson
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Monday 20 May 1991 p 33 Article
    ... scene one of its greatest practitio-ners. He died in 1973 aged 52. — LOUISE KENNEDY ... Tuckson ALONG with Nolan and Boyd, Tony Tuckson was represented in the Aus-tralian Bicentennial Art ... 321 words
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  2. the work of TONY TUXTON
    Tharunka (Kensington, NSW : 1953 - 2010) Thursday 3 June 1976 p 27 Article Illustrated
    ... , 22 April 1973). Inspite of these tributes, Tuckson does not get a mention in "Modern Australian ... exhibitor of his work. He was in his early fifties when he died in 1973 of a sudden illness, ançl Tony ... 704 words
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  3. THEY ARE RACING IN BRITAIN !
    Border Morning Mail (Albury, NSW : 1938 - 1943) Thursday 12 August 1943 p 4 Article Illustrated
    ... Squadron in the South-West Pacific Area. F/Lt. Tony Tuckson. of Surrey, and F/L John Cock, of the Grange ... 78 words
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