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Phillips, Tom, 1937-2022

 Person

Nationality

British

Found in 1272 Collections and/or Records:

A Humument Fragment: [Blake I know...] / Phillips, Tom., 1970

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Identifier: CC-54430-1152438
Scope and Contents

This image reads: Blake - I know you can so very far - see the breast on every star. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument Fragment: [Chapter X together in the train] (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43865-45965
Scope and Contents

The prints were made from the collages Phillips created using scraps from comic books and texts from A Humument. The lines read, "together is the train two people suddenly change - she self-wounded he, conscious of some cold yesterday." The image reflects a view from a train window of a bucolic landscape with two clouds. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

A Humument Fragment: death? is this the sunshine?, 1970

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Identifier: CC-60256-10003258
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The text reads "death? - is this not the sunshine? - lacing, playing a vagrant quesion- to elbow aside his own death - soon a sick shadow passed the air - elbow the probability." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument Fragment: [every detail lingeringly] (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43860-45960
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The prints were made from the collages Phillips created using scraps from comic books and texts from A Humument. The lines read, "every detail lingeringly - remembered - remembered people - remembered intrigue - and her her. Memory after memory." The image is abstract, but appears to depict a cubist form of a woman's body surrounded by images of a candlestick, books and a car among others. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

A Humument Fragment: [Grenville took the night...] / Phillips, Tom., 1970

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Identifier: CC-54429-52438
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This image reads: Grenville took that night to bed the following company - hostess - rating - exquisite old pink park - warmth - and - huge trunks and pimroses - the old regime. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument Fragment: [in Israel] (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43866-45966
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The text reads "203 - in Israel. - He memory.Her echo - he her image dreaming, and her his kaleidoscope." The image show a desert landscape in the distance with fragmented trees and buildings in the foreground. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

A Humument Fragment: Just take Goethe, or Horace Duke, 1970

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Identifier: CC-04440-4524
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The text reads "Just take Goothe or Horace Duke - to show poetic life - no example, with music of Sir Walter Wellington - what a trifling locamotive - a butterfly gives meaning to miles of industry --poetry --let mego." The image is three silhouetted figures. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument Fragment: [loving you was the first right thing] (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43864-45964
Scope and Contents

The text reads "you; - loving you was the first right thing - a mystery - written on the night." The image depicts a reclining, mysterious, flesh colored anthropomorphic form on a dark background. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

A Humument Fragment: [Paul Veronese...] / Phillips, Tom., 1970

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Identifier: CC-54431-152438
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Paolo Veronese (1528 "“ 19 April 1588) was an Italian painter of the Renaissance in Venice. The image reads: Paul Veronese. - he suddenly ejaculated, you know Veronese--- - above the sideboard up in the cupboard - on the wall; On the contrary -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument Fragment: [prospects changed] (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43863-45963
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The prints were made from the collages Phillips created using scraps from comic books and texts from A Humument. The lines read, "redeem the dream; and dream the reason - awaken to the mended story." The image is divided in half with the left side depicting broken chairs and a chaotic appearance. The right side reflects a more tranquil domestic scene with pots and lamps. Presumably, this represents Phillips change from bachelorhood to marriage. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

A Humument Fragment: [redeem the dream] (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2005

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Identifier: CC-43862-45962
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The prints were made from the collages Phillips created using scraps from comic books and texts from A Humument. The lines read, "redeem the dream; and dream the reason - awaken to the mended story." The print depicts a dream-like moon on the top portion and seemingly fragmented bodies on the lower half. tthe image is abstract, the relationship between the image and the text is unclear. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2005

A Humument Fragment: To You Ruth & Marvin (print) / Phillips, Tom., 1982

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Identifier: CC-54479-989958
Scope and Contents

The poem reads "to you RUTH & MARVIN a few lines - call it a "Dedication": - o strange begetter of this volume - You have done my best," -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

A Humument Globe / Tom Phillips; Sylvia Sumira., 1987

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Identifier: CC-04816-4907
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This is the first globe made by Phillips. It contains poetic fragments of "A Humument" texts that create imaginative continents, oceans and star maps. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1987

A Humument Not to be Published Page 46 / Phillips, Tom., 1985

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Identifier: CC-53669-291368
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This unpublished page consists of two sections of text cancelled by ink lines. Several lines of text may be read on the upper part of the page. A multi-line text portion remains at the bottom.The text reads, "to my seeming paradox. I have done with love--true : but - love does, like an unreasonable woman in a railway-carriage, - itself : nor does it ask that others should be crushed together, - to push them out of the windows. Such an affection I can not only understand, but I long to give and to receive it. - pencil. the book - ink them in. - The verses in question were as follows-- doubts chill it: much; a touch can kill it, at a touch." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985

A Humument Not to be Published Page 164 / Phillips, Tom., 1985

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Identifier: CC-53670-291369
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This unpublished page consists of the entire page collaged in white tissue paper with lines drawn in green and red ink. The poem reads, "'I little I should die on paper in my mind. - magic muting - There in that seriousness, of this or exhibit some little vision of conversations soul to soul. intimate" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985

A Humument Not to be Published Page 213 / Phillips, Tom., 1985

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Identifier: CC-53672-291371
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This unpublished page has been collaged on the upper right hand corner with an exact fragment from another page 213. There are two rings probably from the botton of a coffee cup and several markings in graphite and red pencil. These marks give some indication of how Phillips selects and plays with the text he uses for the new poetry.This preparatory drawing does not appear in "A Humument. The poem reads, "213 blushed - left toge a painless memory, turning to renew The plate--" -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1985

A Humument-Notes on a Work in Progress / Phillips, Tom; Burroughs WS., 1970

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Identifier: CC-54490-52507
Scope and Contents

This article provides the background for Phillips' "A Humument" and is illustrated with two pages and two fragments from his altered Victorian novel by W.H. Mallock's "A Human Document." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1970

A Humument p85 Variation III , 1977

 Item — Folder 86: [Barcode: 31858072538436]
Identifier: CC-54451-52457
Scope and Contents

The prints have been removed from the folder and placed in a mat, two to a mat. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner. Items were removed from matting and were returned to the original folder. Added: CEND.

Dates: 1977

A Humument Page 4 (print) / Phillips, Tom., 2009

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Identifier: CC-50219-71284
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This page refers to the 9/11 attack by terrorists on NYC and the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The poem reads, "paster on to the present - see it is nine eleven - the time singular - which broke down the illusion." The image depicts a four part grid, one of which is a fragment from a postcard that is also depicted in Phillips' Postcards of the 20th Century. It shows King Kong the gorilla embracing the twin towers saying "I Love New York!" enclosed by a comic strip bubble. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2009