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 George Clair, Jr. Tooker  (1920 - 2011)

About: George Clair, Jr. Tooker
 

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Lived/Active: New York/Vermont / Spain      Known for: surreal genre and figure painting-social commentary

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for George Tooker
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1920 (Brooklyn, New York)
- 2011 (Hartland, Vermont)
New York/Vermont / Spain surreal genre and figure painting-social commentary
Exhibition: Art Association
* National Academy of Design-
* Salmagundi Club, New York City-

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Furniture Design, Cabinet Making
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts

  
Media
* Egg Tempera
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Tempera

  
Styles
* Luminous, Luminism
* Magic Realism
* Surrealism, Surrealist

  
Subjects
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Portraits
* Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
* Self-Portrait
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views
* Symbolism, Iconography

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Long Island, New York

  
Art Association
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member

  
Teacher
* Harry Sternberg
* Kenneth Hayes Miller
* Malcolm Frazier
* Paul Cadmus
* Reginald Marsh

  
Schools
* Art Students League of New York, Student
* Art Students League of New York, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* National Medal of Arts

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Sara Roby Foundation

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Figure Specialty
* Genre Specialty

  
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