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Phillips, Tom, 1937-2022

 Person

Nationality

British

Found in 1393 Collections and/or Records:

20 sites n years / Tom Phillips, 1998

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Identifier: CC-30732-32177
Scope and Contents

This card announces Phillips' 25th slide talk on his continuing Sites project. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

40 Years On / Phillips, Tom., 2010

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Identifier: CC-50672-71746
Scope and Contents

The recto depicts A Humument fragment that reads: "So far a formidable forty - hot as sparks - no mean event at Flowers." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2010

53 Vicourage Grove: The Face Behind The Aspidistion / Phillips, Tom., 1983

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Identifier: CC-54455-52472
Scope and Contents

The image depicts a self-portrait of Phillips. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1983

70th Birthday Party / Tom Phillips, 2007

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Identifier: CC-46773-49505
Scope and Contents

A Humument image is centered on the card. The Sackners attended this party. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2007

70th Birthday Party / Tom Phillips, 2007

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Identifier: CC-46587-49317
Scope and Contents

A Humument image is centered on the sheet. The Sackners attended the party. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2007

A Brit's Eye View / Curnutte, Mark; Phillips T., 1992

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Identifier: CC-20244-20641
Scope and Contents

Article gives an overview of Tom Phillips' work during his residency/festival in Raleigh, 1992. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1992

A Human Document Page 85 (print) / Phillips, Tom., 1970

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Identifier: CC-54458-989943
Scope and Contents

This is a reproduction of page 85 of Mallock's "A Human Document." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument 2 First Revision Title Page / Phillips, Tom., 1982

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Identifier: CC-53441-100109
Scope and Contents

This drawing consists of large white stenciled letters on a background of abstract markings. The poem reads," He reverted to treatment - art better for a second trouble" that exemplifies Phillips creative idea of mining the text of A Human Document for a second poetic meaning. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

[A Humument Badges] / Tom Phillips., 1994

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Identifier: CC-04721-4810
Scope and Contents

Each of six badges has a different text and image created from A Humument images. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

A Humument: Fifth Edition / Phillips, Tom., 2012

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Identifier: CC-54358-643246
Scope and Contents

Phillips dedication reads "for Ruth and Marvin Sackner, patrons, friends who guard my work between them like book ends." This fifth edition is denoted on its cover and contains about 80 pages in which a new image has been substituted for the original. The dust jacket color is vermillion. For this edition Phillips has placed his introduction at the back of the book,"'Hoping that the reader would want to meet the book head on." In this essay Phillips describes the history of his creation of A Humument with personal references and mentions that the Sackner Archive holds the original copy. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2012

A Humument Fifth Revision Page 23 / Phillips, Tom., 2002 - 2004

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Identifier: CC-47408-68405
Scope and Contents

The image on this page is of many brown autmn leaves fluttering on a sky blue background.The text reads, "COME AUTUMN HAND - we doctor books we doctor novels - the praved novel of pular truth - as gene-making men doctor the land composed of anxiety and financial earth - UNHAUNTED COMMA." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002 - 2004

A Humument Fifth Revision Page 31 / Phillips, Tom., 2002 - 2004

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Identifier: CC-47409-68406
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The imagery depicts semi-abstract tortured figures perhaps relating to Phillips' college examination days at Oxford. The poem reads "an experience ago and a feeling ago - of vanity, no vain rose had more to say than the little arty graces im the halls of the foreboding." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002 - 2004

A Humument Fifth Revision Page 32 / Phillips, Tom., 2002 - 2004

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Identifier: CC-47410-68407
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This page consist sof a frame of collaged, engraved abstracted men's heads surrounding a center section of 50 pale blue painted tile-like blocks as if the figures are seated around a table.The poem reads, "the table, - everybody correct, - accurate persons put together - correct conversation ; Grenville soon relieved of his awful partner - Lady Ashford deliver me from you to-night" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002 - 2004

A Humument Fifth Revision Page 40 / Phillips, Tom., 2002 - 2004

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Identifier: CC-47411-68408
Scope and Contents

The image may be part of a piano with a lid opened at the bottom of the page and a colorful abstract background.The text reads, "she folded her attention to the carpet and arrived at impossible music velvety,like love Her voice Hervoice - even the piano listened with admiration." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002 - 2004

A Humument Fifth Revision Page 49 / Phillips, Tom., 2002 - 2004

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Identifier: CC-47413-68410
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The image on this page consists of a colorful constructivistic design with gold, blue and red center panels containing small silver elements that resemble ghost heads. The poem reads, "What holiday; of unting riving and sisting in divided Dalmatia - a ring remains embrowned in Bohemia, and me, screwing up the Carpathian Mountains! no more musty old wish to know to-morrow" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002 - 2004

A Humument Fifth Revision Page 55 / Phillips, Tom., 2002 - 2004

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Identifier: CC-47412-68409
Scope and Contents

This page consisits of a colorful, collaged landscape drawing on the bottom 2/3 of the page in a black painted frame. The top portion of the page is drawn with black ink micro-dots.The poem reads, "of the traveller, - of the horizon. - of the traveller - of horizon curiosity - of the well-made journey - the outlandish break, ; and the impetuous muse" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2002 - 2004