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George Tooker

 (1920 - 2011)
George Clair, Jr. Tooker was active/lived in New York, Vermont / Spain.  George Tooker is known for surreal genre and figure painting-social commentary.

Keywords and Quick Facts for George Tooker


Birth / Death:  1920 Brooklyn, New York - 2011 Hartland, Vermont

Methods for George Tooker

Easel Painting
Furniture Design, Cabinet Making
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint

Media for George Tooker

Styles for George Tooker

Magic Realism

Subjects for George Tooker

Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Genre, Human Activity
Portraits
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for George Tooker

Long Island, New York

Art Association for George Tooker

National Academy of Design, Elected Member

Teachers for George Tooker

Harry Sternberg
Kenneth Hayes Miller
Malcolm Frazier
Paul Cadmus
Reginald Marsh

Schools for George Tooker

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

Awards/Recognition for George Tooker

National Medal of Arts

Chronology for George Tooker

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

Collections for George Tooker

Sara Roby Foundation

Added Description for George Tooker

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

Exhibition of Art Association for George Tooker

National Academy of Design-
Salmagundi Club, New York City-

Exhibition of Museum for George Tooker

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


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