William Tucker b.1935
T01816 Shuttler B 1970
Wood, creosote, hinges, 77½ x 78¾ x71¼ (196.9 x 200 x 181).
Purchased from the Waddington Galleries (Grant-in-Aid) 1973.
Coll:Kasmin Gallery; Waddington Galleries; Alistair McAlpine; Waddington Galleries.
Exh: Kasmin Gallery, October–November1970 (no catalogue); XXXVI Biennale, Venice, June—October 1972 (British Pavilion, unnumbered, repr.); William Tucker. John Walker. Plastiken. Bilder. Grafiken, Hamburg Kunstverein, January–February 1973 and Museum Bochum, March–April 1973 (2,repr.); Serpentine Gallery, October 1973 (unnumbered, repr.).
Lit: Andrew Forge, in Venice Biennale catalogue (and reprinted in Serpentine Gallery catalogue); William Tucker, ‘Sculpture and Architecture: an introduction to my recent work’ in Studio International, CLXXXIH, June 1972, pp.241–3(repr.).
‘Shuttler B’ is the second of a group of three sculptures made in the spring of 1970.
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1972–1974, London 1975.