Joe Tilson Biography

London, England, 1928.

A British master, Joe Wilson often works with collage. Although his pieces are usually classified as Pop, they also have strong ties with geometric abstraction.

He studied at the St. Martin's School of Art.


2006 - - Print: Modern British,International and Contemporary. OSBORNE SAMUEL, London, England. - Art & the 60s from Tate Britain. Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. - Pop Portfolios. Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England.

2005 - In our time. Fries Museum, Leeuwarden. - The Other Mainstream - Selections from the Collection of Mikki and Stanley Weith. ASUART - Arizona State University Art Museum, USA.

2004 - Puzzle. Galleria Il Ponte, Florence, Itlay. - Art & the 60's: This was Tomorrow. Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, Birmingham, England. - Printed light - photographic vision and the modern print. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia. - Art and the 60s - This was Tomorrow. Tate Britain, London, England. - Attraverso e oltre la Pop. Galleria Il Ponte, Florence, Italy. - Roma, London, Paris. Galleria Il Ponte, Florence, Italy. - Recent Gifts and Acquisitions. The University Gallery - Amherst, Amherst, USA. - HOMMAGE A PICASSO - 50 KÃ?nstler - 80 Exponate in verschiedenen Techniken. Galerie Wolfgang Exner, Vienna.

2003 - pop art - Druckgraphieken. Galerie Wolfgang Exner, Vienna. - The Pop Art Show. Galerie Burkhard Eikelmann ? Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf. - Selections from the Chellgren Gift. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, USA.

2002 - British Pop Art. Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England. - Pas de deux. Fries Museum, Leeuwarden. - Joe Tilson - Greek and Italian Prints. Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England.

2001 - Astratta. Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy - Acchrochage. Galerie Inge Baecker, Koln, Germany.

SELECTED PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS: - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. - Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, Holland - Muzeum Sztuki w Å?odz, Lodz, Poland. - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, Birmingham, England. - Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England. - Royal Academy of Arts, London, England.