Joe Tilson at 90

Joe Tilson’s preparatory drawings for the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary commemoration flags. These works on paper depict details from Tilson’s The Stones of Venice series which combines images from church facades, geometric patterns on stone flooring, and written inscriptions.

The Stones of Venice Palazzo Contarini Fasan, 2017, mixed media on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice Palazzo Contarini Fasan

mixed media on paper

121.9 x 113 cm

The Stones of Venice La Sarola Grande di San Giovarini Evangelista, 2014, mixed media on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice La Sarola Grande di San Giovarini Evangelista

mixed media on paper

114.3 x 114.3 cm

The Stones of Venice San Zan Degola II, 2015, acrylic on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice San Zan Degola II

acrylic on paper

114.3 x 114.3 cm

The Stones of Venice Ca' Mastelli Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA 250 Row 16), 2018, acrylic on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice Ca' Mastelli Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA 250 Row 16)

acrylic on paper

55.9 x 142.2 cm

The Stones of Venice Il Campanile di San Marco Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA250 Row 4), 2018, acrylic on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice Il Campanile di San Marco Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA250 Row 4)

acrylic on paper

56.5 x 154.9 cm

The Stones of Venice Ca' Mastelli Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA 250 Row 17), 2018, acrylic on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice Ca' Mastelli Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA 250 Row 17)

acrylic on paper

55.9 x 142.2 cm

The Stones of Venice Contarini Fasan Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA250 Row 13), 2018, acrylic on paper

Joe Tilson

The Stones of Venice Contarini Fasan Polyptych (Study for Regent Street Flags/RA250 Row 13)

acrylic on paper

56.5 x 154.9 cm

Finestra Veneziana Proto, 2010, acrylic and 'Lattimo' glass relief on wood relief

Joe Tilson

Finestra Veneziana Proto

acrylic and 'Lattimo' glass relief on wood relief

90 x 92.5 cm

Finestra Veneziana - Venusia II, 2010, acrylic and 'Lattimo' glass relief on wood relief

Joe Tilson

Finestra Veneziana - Venusia II

acrylic and 'Lattimo' glass relief on wood relief

78 x 105 cm

9 Elements Venice, 2009, acrylic on wood relief

Joe Tilson

9 Elements Venice

acrylic on wood relief

141 x 101.5 cm

Finestra Veneziana San Matteo, 2008, mixed media

Joe Tilson

Finestra Veneziana San Matteo

mixed media

54 x 29 x 15 cm

Finestra Veneziana San Marco, 2008, mixed media

Joe Tilson

Finestra Veneziana San Marco

mixed media

56.5 x 29 x 15 cm

Finestra Veneziana San Luca, 2008, mixed media

Joe Tilson

Finestra Veneziana San Luca

mixed media

56 x 29 x 15 cm

Finestra Veneziana San Giovanni, 2008, mixed media

Joe Tilson

Finestra Veneziana San Giovanni

mixed media

56 x 29 x 15 cm