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Phillips, Tom, 1937-2022

 Person

Nationality

British

Found in 1272 Collections and/or Records:

A Humument: Final Edition / Phillips, Tom., 2016

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Identifier: CC-61992-10004435
Scope and Contents

Phillips dedication reads "for Fiona" [Phillips' wife]. In addition, "This volume is also dedicated in fond memory to the late Ruth Sackner." Marvin and Ruth Sackner togetheras collectors and friends have been the mainstayof support to A Humumentfor over thirty years. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2016

A Humument: Final Edition / Phillips, Tom., 2016

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Identifier: CC-61993-10004436
Scope and Contents

Phillips dedication reads "for Fiona" [Phillips' wife]. In addition, "This volume is also dedicated in fond memory to the late Ruth Sackner." Marvin and Ruth Sackner togetheras collectors and friends have been the mainstayof support to A Humumentfor over thirty years. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2016

A Humument: First Revised Edition / Phillips, Tom., 1987

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Identifier: CC-04108-4186
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Phillips' dedication reads "for Ruth and Marvin Sackner, patrons, friends who guard my work between them like book ends." The first revision of the book contains 50 pages in which a new image has been substituted for the original. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

A Humument: First Revised Edition / Phillips, Tom., 1987

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Identifier: CC-04109-4187
Scope and Contents

Phillips' dedication reads "for Ruth and Marvin Sackner, patrons, friends who guard my work between them like book ends." The first revision of the book contains 50 pages in which a new image has been substituted for the original. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

A Humument: First Revised Edition / Phillips, Tom., 1987

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Identifier: CC-04444-4528
Scope and Contents

Phillips' dedication reads "for Ruth and Marvin Sackner, patrons, friends who guard my work between them like book ends." The first revision of the book contains 50 pages in which new images have been substituted for the original ones. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

A Humument First Revision Page 3 & 4 (print) / Phillips, Tom., 1982

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Identifier: CC-54467-989948
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This poem reads " for photo dismay. - my pillow-book; the puzzled sheets - my pocket-volume bound in reality," This is a tear-out page from the trade edition book. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

A Humument First Revision Page 3 / Phillips, Tom., 1982

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Identifier: CC-54246-643134
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This poem reads " for photo dismay. - my pillow-book; the puzzled sheets - my pocket-volume bound in reality,"Les Cercles de Fees -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

A Humument First Revision Page 15 / Phillips, Tom., 1982

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Identifier: CC-04817-4909
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The poem title on the background reads: " The Pun Of My Aunt" and the poem reads:" le superiority de standing - le curious arrangement - le shining; de viveur. - the hard monde of separation, - la world de conversation fresh - la lady, beautiful de rejoicing - la porte de douce trance cherie, - un swell chef de sometimes - o ma british douane - mon man le mistake." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

A Humument First Revision Page 15 (print), 2003

 Item — Folder 83: [Barcode: 31858072538402]
Identifier: CC-54436-123450
Scope and Contents

The poem title on the background reads: " The Pun Of My Aunt" and the poem reads:" le superiority de standing - le curious arrangement - le shining; de viveur. - the hard monde of separation, - la world de conversation fresh - la lady, beautiful de rejoicing - la porte de douce trance cherie, - un swell chef de sometimes - o ma british douane - mon man le mistake." The original of this print is also held in the Sackner Archive that depicts the same image. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2003

A Humument First Revision Page 26 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-34948-136663
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This page depicts images of red hearts rendered jagged by cutting them up and then gluing then together with additional paper. The background color is light blue. The poem reads, "love, and the art of man's development - growing love, is the expression of change in change - does modern marriage require the martyr's art - English convinced conservative replied the doctor, in a new way loving that hard art." This drawing was exhibited at the Marion Boesky Gallery in a group show entitled "Poetry Plastique" (2001). -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 38 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53347-136664
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This page depicts the figures of Irma and Toge along with an abstract painting on the wall and a scene at an open window. The poem reads," marry me lovely young eyes in my life said toge - In another moment rapidly surrounded by men with stars, - But only Toge may circle her sofa." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 44 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53348-136665
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This page depicts graffiti text on a multi-colored brick wall that reads WAS HER. The poem reads, "old brick good-bye - redeem a dream; and dream this diary for telling myself my own story." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 46 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53349-136662
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This page depicts an abstract head with earphones and fragmented text on the top panel and five dials on the bottom panel. The poem reads, "actica plete - ong gement - atter houl - asonab ull - derstan ansfig - toge trying to receive the last words on earth - ometh ribble - ogniz - uzz occa ith - utgro - tibilit" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 52 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53350-136666
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This page depicts a profile portrait of a man standing in a landscape. The poem reads, "like a somnambulist I acknowledge gold authority. - I lose to the shining talk - I communicate the truth of this chill obscurity to be paid in heavy pieces " -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 61 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53431-100099
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The image on this page is of 16 male African heads on a smoky gray background. The poem reads, "sixteen portraits, hanging from a dream" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 77 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53432-100100
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The image on this page is a figure of a large, pink running man in a landscape. The poem read, "toge accepted his thrown value, - and recognized yesterday had to laugh" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 83 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-52992-74136
Scope and Contents This page depicts three horizonal, large, calligraphic markings possibly symbolizing chaos on a background of light white cross-hatching layered on blue and red color in the upper 80%. The lower 20% is a solid black color. The red and blue backgound might symbolize bleeding and black color at the lower portion of the drawing death. The poem reads "future began - the night of long white words - that day was reckoned the first day of it - the opening number." Here Phillips might be referring to The Night of the Long Knives {white words?} or more commonly called in Germany the "Röhm-Putsch," a purge that took place in Nazi Germany between June 30 and July 2, 1934, when the Nazi regime carried out a series of political executions. Most of those killed were members of the Sturmabteilung (SA), the paramilitary Brownshirts [Wikipedia]. Adolf Hitler moved against the SA and its leader, Ernst Röhm, because he saw the independence of the SA and the penchant of its members for street...
Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 89 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53433-100101
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The image is divided into thirds, each panel resembles the back of an envelope. The poem reads, "friendly toge coldly move on. - telegram - telegram - I thought I liked the look of this moment Fritz - telegram - go back civilly, go back toge " -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 92 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53434-100102
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This image is divided into four quarters each containing a Baconesque head of a man. The first three images are crossed out with orange painted stripes.the poem reads, "-the voice wrong the moment rough - the wrong change suits me best - the wrong rocks change - I change - I only had the colour the colour broke" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 93 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53374-136668
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This page consists of two abstsracted figures, one male and one female. The poem reads, "toge at last, drawing her orchard - see the petals palpitating like the wings of her real self opening" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980