The Path Not Taken
The Path Not Taken, exhibited at Flowers East, 2012


Design for Olympic coin, 2011

Newman mosaic (detail)

Cardinal Newman mosaic (detail), 2010
  • 2017
  • TP is one of the judges of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017
  • Connected Works, an exhibition at Flowers Gallery, marks the occasion of TP’s 80th Birthday
  • Irma: An opera, opus XIIB has its world première at the South London Gallery The production is devised and directed by Netia Jones with musical director Anton Lukoszevieze
  • 2016
  • The complete final edition of A Humument is published by Thames & Hudson
  • The Bodleian Library celebrates the final edition of A Humument with a book launch event at the lecture theatre of the Weston Library, with speakers Dr Gill Partington, Dr Julia Jordan and Professor Adam Smyth.
  • The Chapel of St George and the English Martrys at Westminster Cathedral is completed and dedicated by the Archbishop of Westminster
  • The Royal Mint commemorates the 400th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare with a five ounce proof coin in gold and silver designed by TP
  • The Library at Elsinore is exhibited at Senate House Library, London in their first major exhibition Shakespeare:Metamorphosis
  • Jake Auerbach’s film about 20 Sites n Years is released with a screening at Camberwell College of Arts
  • 2015
  • Opera Parallèle presents the American première of Heart of Darkness in its 2014-15 season
  • Work by TP features in Great British Drawings, an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • At the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Gallery X is dedicated to A Humument
  • 2014
  • TP-designed Benjamin Britten 50 pence coin goes into general circulation in the UK
  • Installation begins of TP-designed Chapel of St George and the English Martrys at Westminster Cathedral
  • Images from A Humument to Accompany Ulysses published by Openings Closings Press
  • The full score of Irma: An Opera published by Talfourd Press
  • 2013
  • Suite from Heart of Darkness première at Cadogan Hall
  • Spoken word Humument is released on USB card
  • A Humument Conference at Birkbeck College London
  • Completes series of oil collage paintings, exhibited at Flowers Cork Street in September
  • 2012
  • Humument 5th Edition is published by Thames & Hudson
  • Celebrates his 75th Birthday with exhibitions at Flowers and GX galleries
  • Heart of Darkness is nominated for a South Bank Sky Arts Award
  • Joins Twitter @TomPhillipsArt, tweeting in rhyme
  • Completes Memorial at School of Biosciences, Cardiff University
  • 2011
  • Cicero Orations with illustrations by Tom Phillips published by Folio Society
  • The Royal Mint commission Tom Phillips and Sir Anthony Caro to design the first UK kilo coins to mark the occasion of the 2012 London Olympic Games
  • Two new books, Readers and Hats (editions Hansjorg Mayer/Bodleian library) Oxford Arts Society
  • Heart of Darkness World Première at Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden Royal Opera House
  • 2010
  • Two new Tom Phillips books, African Goldweights and Ashanti Goldweights (facsimile sketchbook) are launched at Barbara Wein Galerie, Berlin
  • Cardinal Newman mosaic installed in Westminster Cathedral