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Phillips, Tom, 1937-2022

 Person

Nationality

British

Found in 1272 Collections and/or Records:

A Humument First Revision Page 104 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53428-100096
Scope and Contents

This page is divided into two panels. The left side depicts abstract figures dancing in a daytime landscape. The right panel shows costumed figures on a stage with a night sky.The poem reads, "describe a ballet for changed characters from some inaccessible yesterday - describe an opera made from stories about characters. the night turned to art" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 106 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53378-136673
Scope and Contents

The upper left corner of this page is collaged with a partial page from A Hument Document and with painted blue leaf forms. The remainder of the page contains a drawing of a pre-historic like figure. The poem reads, "trembling with immediate wants, I advance bound to a frown of pounds at my bank - at my own worst bank I draw myself - o great officials carry me back to my fine fortunes help me o money men." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 110 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53429-100097
Scope and Contents

The images are all colorful abstractions. The poem reads, " in Vienna He saw a star in happy eyes - In London he saw at his side a light to his own susrprise" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 126 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-47471-68468
Scope and Contents

This page consisits of an abstract picture resembling a landscape framed by a darker image.The image does not have a clear relation to the poem which reads,"a secret between me and money - How could I know what I was doing to me ? I had no experience. - In fact when I was furious - he was handsome." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 129 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53375-136669
Scope and Contents

This page consists of six vertical rows of ten X's in varying colored boxes. The poem reads, "coulors understand - I learned that and after a time I burnt the ration books." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 139 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-54249-643137
Scope and Contents

The poem reads, " energy short art long - at night too long art, which would leave the morning furrows," The page is divided in two vertical sides, the left side blending from center out to colorful (morning furrows) and the right side black color (at night). -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 141 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53376-136670
Scope and Contents

This page consists of a distorted peace sign and melted gray lines behind a gray metal fence. The poem reads, "The air seemed full of dead generations. - Hi ros hi ma - I ring arms, and the woman" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 143 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53377-136671
Scope and Contents

This page consists of a two panels. The left side is an abstsract painting with white angled stripes. The right side contains gray horizontal stripes with free form lines and organic elements within. The poem reads, "the second part of this high silence - I call poetry.." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 163 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-46416-49143
Scope and Contents

The images on the simulated film strip suggest a sexual encounter. Blue film is a slang term for a pornographic movie.This poem reads, "turn to serious syllables - soft as your body in the blue film of the hush and whisper of your mind." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 176 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53422-100090
Scope and Contents

This image is of small human figures falling downward on a mottled green background. The found text seems to refer to Dante's Inferno. The poem reads, "My stories of a soul's surprise a soul which crossed a chasm in whose depths I find I found myself and nothing more than that. - Such trouble transfigured is mastered life." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 183 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

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Identifier: CC-53380-136675
Scope and Contents

This page consists of three abstract, colorful fruits on a yellow surface with a pale blue background.The poem reads, "O art sing the wild choice of mind fruits." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 185 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53424-100094
Scope and Contents

The image resembles a multi-colored flame.The text seems to have reference to Dante's Inferno. The poem reads, "Every day of my life is like a page - only connect toge - like two lonely voyagers discussing passion, they examined it and cried in the dark," -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 187 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53381-136676
Scope and Contents

This page consists of seven vertical rows of seven images of small men in varying positions each on a dark background.The poem reads, "words work - nature conditions - needs kill - women support - friends fit - nothing happens - successes close - experience knows - time walks - faculties function - exercise kills - star shuts - life stands alone." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 188 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53426-100095
Scope and Contents

This image contains the stencilled numbers 3437 in the center of the page. It may be related to a Futurist painting by Humberto Boccioni. The text reads, "no remedy is allowed - all of us suffer suffering seven tiimes seventy times seven - the stabiliity principle" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 203 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53436-100104
Scope and Contents

This image is divided into two panels that resemble photographs in an album. Both the top and bottom pictures contain ghost-like forms on hatch marked backgrounds. The poems read, "the calm art of the electric drawing - a private photograph of the arranged objects" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 204 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53382-136677
Scope and Contents

This page consists of an abstract male figure and an abstsract female figure in a jungle background.The poem reads, "Grenville as self-savage - Now he came leaping to his unexplored jungle woman who stood amongst wolves - with her only last night, a new kind. mixed with pain." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 212 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53423-100091
Scope and Contents

This image shows a room with vividly colored walls and ceiling and an open door on the right hand side. The poem reads, "like a star far away His whole soul seemed when the door throbbed with invitation - perplexity with a note in a large envelope a card for a party at the house of attering words, - the moment he entered the party rocades leamed, and yalty was owage - there was more than one huffled nignan - but one bass nignit to ene or huckle," -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 220 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53383-136678
Scope and Contents

This page consists of a round clock like figure with white abstract markings on the center of the page on a multi-colored cloud background.The poem reads, "art What time is it? - art "When shall I come again." - You had, indeed, better go now, said art into the maze of suburban roads, heavy with London." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 226 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53437-100105
Scope and Contents

This image consists of two panels divided by the heading for CHAPTER XXIII. The top panel is a black ink drawing of stars in the sky. The bottom larger panel resembles a lush watery seascape. The poem is in the bottom panel and reads, "words in winter. - cold like the other side of the mother-star" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980

A Humument First Revision Page 245 / Phillips, Tom., 1980

 Item
Identifier: CC-53438-100106
Scope and Contents

This image is of a colorful cubist figure, both male and female. The poem reads, "Irma, Irma, I am both of us - some record of Irma will swear art and soul my life depends on you." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1980