Posted by Sebastian Smee March 29, 2011 11:42 AM
He was one of America's most idiosyncratic and compelling post-war painters.
I interviewed Tooker in his modest Vermont home for the Globe in the winter of 2009 on the occasion of a travelling retropsective of his work. Here is a link to the story.
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