Tag Archives: figurative art

Visiting an Old Friend

After attending the National Ernie Pyle Day celebration at Indiana University, Tuck checked on his sculpture of former president Herman B Wells.  The university does a perfect job of keeping it cleaned and polished.

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Ice Sculpture Festival in Dowagiac, MI

The Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce sent out this photo showing Tuck’s sculpture, Solitude, framed by a wreath of ice during the Annual Ice Sculpture Festival last weekend.

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Tuck Langland Retrospective Exhibition

Tuck had a retrospective exhibition at Indiana University South Bend, including eighty sculptures plus twenty-two photos of his major public sculptures.   The show was called Tuck Langland: From Art Student to Young Art Professor to Professional Sculptor. The exhibit began … Continue reading

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Indiana State Museum Show

As part of the 200th anniversary celebration for the State of Indiana, Mark Ruschman, art curator at the Indiana State Museum, has created a show called “Two Hundred Years of Indiana Art: A Cultural Legacy.”  Tuck’s bronze200 Years of Indiana … Continue reading

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Spring Has Arrived at Wellfield Gardens

One sure sign of spring at Wellfield Gardens, in Elkhart, Indiana, is when the water is turned on for Tuck’s water feature.  The figure is of Tethys, the Goddess of the Source of Fresh Water.  Water overflows from her scallop … Continue reading

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Abstract vs. Figurative Art by Tuck Langland

When I attend meetings of the International Sculpture Conference, speakers express a strong prejudice against figurative art, and no one seems to question the speaker’s assumptions.  At the National Sculpture Society, which was founded in the 1800s when all sculpture … Continue reading

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