The Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao presents the first retrospective in Spain of British/American sculptor William Tucker (*1935 in Cairo, lives in Williamsburg, MA), curated by Prof. Kosme de Barañano. In the 1970s, Tucker belonged to the highly influential circle of English sculptors that included Philip King and Tim Scott, who were presented as the ‘New Generation’ in the eponymous exhibition at London’s Whitechapel Art Gallery in 1965. This group had a decisive impact on the development of abstract sculpture and was largely instrumental in broadening the concept of sculpture. In 1966, William Tucker was invited to take part in the seminal exhibition Primary Structures at the Jewish Museum in New York, a decisive moment in American Minimal Art. During this period he also made a name for himself as a theoretician, critic and curator. In 1974, Tucker published The Language of Sculpture as well as reviews and essa

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