Albert Tucker: Explorers and Intruders

This exhibition traces Albert Tucker’s persistent fascination with outsiders, here conveyed through his haunting depictions of explorers and intruders, tragic and often menacing figures who trespass upon the Australian bush. These anonymous figures pre-occupied Tucker for around a decade from the late 1950s, the earliest painted prior to his return to Australia after a long period spent aboard

Art Exhibition previously on at Heide Museum of Modern Art in Melbourne precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Saturday 17 August 2013 to Sunday 16 February 2014

Intruder Resting image

Published by anonymous on Friday 28 June 2013.
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Vulnerable and gaunt, sometimes masked, or beset by parrots, they convey a powerful sense of struggle against an overwhelming and alien landscape, and through this, evoke broader themes of human existence and survival.

Venue Heide III: Albert & Barbara Tucker Gallery

Curator Sue Cramer

Exhibition Tours
Every Friday, 23 August – 30 August, 2pm (no tour on Friday 5 July)
Volunteer Guide
Cost FREE (with admission)