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A TV Dante 2nd Series No.1 / Phillips, Tom; Greenaway P., 1985

Identifier: CC-54364-643249

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Scope and Contents

This collage depicts a newspaper clipping of two photographs of Tom Phillips in France with Peter Greeneway and other attendees at an art and cinema festival. The left side of the collage depicts a drawing of a cubist head on green paper that Phillips made during one of the dinner events.The page is dated XVI.III.LXXXV. Synopsis of the 35 drawings/collages in this suite:he drawings are numbered, viz., in 4 (April, 1985), Phillips mentions having dinner with Marvin Sackner and the Ackermans in London when Marvin inspects the archive copy of Dante's Inferno. In 19, he notes sending original MS books to the Sackners. In 23 (April, 1986), Phillips recalls lunch with Marvin in NYC; in 24 he describes his exhibition at the Center for Book Arts and meeting with the Sackners. In 31 (March, 1987) he mentions meeting the Sackners in Miami and comments on Laffoley's Dante's Divine Comedy paintings (held by the Sackner Archive) through the article that appeared in Sulfur magazine. This work was exhibited at the Agnes Scott College Gallery, Atlanta, January 2001. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1985



0 See container summary (1 collage (ink, ink colored, paint, paper, handwriting, newsprint, rubberstamped) in pvc laminated + box (clamshell, cloth covered, perforated, celluloid)) ; box 45 x 53 x 7 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

alcove 2nd bedroom Phillips TV Dante box

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Southampton, England; Quimper, France : [Publisher not identified]. Nationality of creator: British. General: About 1 total copies. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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