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Joe Tilson is a contemporary painter and printmaker. Joe Tilson was born in London, England in the year 1928. Tilson was one of the first artist to produce relief works of painted wood.

Tilson attended the Saint Martin’s School of Art, and the Royal College of Art both located in London, England.

The artist served his country in the Royal Air Force.

Price range information: Tilson has worked in oils, acrylics, collage, and wood. The artist is also a prolific printmaker. Prices range from $10,000 to $130,000.

The artist is based out of London and Tuscany, Italy.

In this clip a glimpse into the life of Joe Tilson back in the 1970’s when he was at his peak as an artist:

Works of the artist can be found in the permanent collections of Tate of London, the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City, and the Stedelijk Museum located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Joe Tilson was one of Britain’s first Pop artists. With bold color choices and interesting patterns and sometimes text, Tilson blazed a path now followed by contemporary street artists such as Ben Eine and Stephen Powers.