British multimedia artist whose best-known works included “A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel” and “20 Sites n Years.” He was known for challenging his viewers’ sense of art.
He became known as a painter, portrait artist, printmaker, collage artist, muralist, installation artist, and photographer. He also went to Harvard as an Artist in Residence.
He painted a well-known portrait of Dame Iris Murdoch and provided illustrations of Dante’s ‘Inferno,’ which he also translated in 1985.
He was born in London to a cotton speculator father and a boarding house-owner mother. His first name was Trevor, but they chose to use his middle name: Thomas or Tom. He and his wife Jill had a daughter named Ruth and a son named Leo.
He taught at the Ipswich School of Art, where he befriended his student Brian Eno. Eno went on to become a famous musician and composer, and he and Phillips collaborated on “Irma” from 1978.
Tom Phillips Age
How old is Tom Phillips? He was born in 1937, he is 85 years old.
Tom Phillips Wiki
|Famous as||Multimedia Artist|
|Age||85 years old|
|Birthday||May 24, 1937|