Time Differences, by Basil Beattie RA (framed)

This framed limited edition print is displayed as part of the Basil Beattie RA: A Passage of Time exhibition in the Keeper’s House of the Royal Academy of Arts from 23 February – 23 April 2018. 

Please note, this framed work is available for collection only from the Royal Academy of Arts once the exhibition has closed.


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Artwork details

Artist Basil Beattie RA
Medium Print
Colour White/Multicolour
Dimensions 58.5 x 78.5cm
Fabric & material Screenprint

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Artwork description

While Basil Beattie is best known for his abstract paintings featuring architectural motifs, often including stairs, ladders and tunnels, his works on paper have formed an important part of his practice throughout his illustrious career. Psychological and physical complexity abound in the deceptively simple visual language used by Beattie to explore certain preoccupations, such as the passing of time and notions of the journey.

In this print, Beattie’s four distinct ‘tunnel’ units seem to be in motion, as if ‘travelling’ in a circle on the surface of the paper. Beattie’s use of oil-based inks give a luscious surface quality to this screenprint. Advanced Graphics, London, printed and published this limited edition print.