A Humument

A Treated Victorian Novel



ISBN: 9780500519035 Category:

Tom Phillips

Additional information

Weight 700 g
Dimensions 13.3 x 18.2 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 December 2016
Number of pages 392
Format Hardback
Dimensions 13.3 x 18.2 cm
Weight 700 g
Tom Phillips CBE RA is a painter, writer, translator and composer. Collaborators include the filmmaker Peter Greenaway (A TV Dante), the novelist Salman Rushdie (Merely Connect) and the composer Tarik O'Regan (Heart of Darkness). Informing Phillips's work for half a century, A Humument has appeared in many guises beyond book and exhibition form, including operatically in Irma, digitally as an app and aurally, read by the artist himself. Tom Phillips is also an ardent Africanist. His groundbreaking exhibition 'Africa: The Art of a Continent' at the Royal Academy in 1992 attracted huge crowds and enthusiastic reviews. He is himself a collector of African Art, specializing in the arts of Ghana and the Ivory Coast.