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Monday, 12 November 2018 18:16 Written by Lucy Admin

A Humument p.146 From The Hard Benches

Monday, 12 November 2018 18:12 Written by Lucy Admin

A Humument p.325 Only Connect

Monday, 12 November 2018 18:04 Written by Lucy Admin

A Humument p.257 Science Tells You To Go On

Monday, 12 November 2018 17:50 Written by Lucy Admin

A Humument p.238 Dark Work at Smyrna

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 16:44 Written by Lucy Admin

Coming Soon at Pierogi Gallery NYC

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Wednesday, 27 June 2018 15:47 Written by Lucy Admin

Royal Academy 250th Summer Exhibition

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 After Tacitus c.100AD, Oil on Canvas, 2018, 105cm x 190cm


The 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is now open and this weekend 30 June - 1st July, is a good time to visit as it's  Mayfair Art Weekend featuring an extensive programme of exhibitions, events, talks and tours.

If you are unable to visit the Royal Academy before the show closes on 19th August you can view the exhibition and buy works at the Royal Academy Art Sales shop online.

The works in the Summer Exhibition are selected and hung by Royal Academicians this year coordinated by Grayson Perry. Tom Phillips was one of the members on the hanging committee and with Allen Jones, selected and hung the works in the Lecture Room. Two new letter paintings by Tom Phillips can be seen in Gallery III and four new editions from A Humument are in the dedicated print area of the exhibition in the Sackler Galleries.
Friday, 11 May 2018 15:22 Written by Lucy Admin

Artist in the Portrait

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This portrait of Tom Phillips by Aliona Adrianova features in an exhibition of her photographic work “Artist in the Portrait” at The Mall Galleries, London SW1 until 25th May.

The painting in progress behind him, After Tacitus c.100AD will be on view at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition from 12th June.


Friday, 11 May 2018 15:16 Written by Lucy Admin

Gogottes: A Rift In Time


David Attenborough and Tom Phillips, as naturalist and artist respectively have contributed introductions to the catalogue for the exhibition "Gogottes: a rift in time” at Eskenazi, 10 Clifford Street, London W1 until 1st June
Learn more about the exhibition on the Eskenazi website.


Wednesday, 02 May 2018 12:06 Written by Lucy Admin

Beckett at The London Original Print Fair

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Tom Phillips’s portrait of Samuel Beckett, rehearsing Waiting for Godot at Riverside Studios, is on view at stand 18 of the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy of Arts from 3rd-6th May 2018


Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:37 Written by Lucy Admin

Post Pop in Lisbon


Consider Our Haven: Supplement III, 1968

Opening today, Post Pop Beyond the Commonplace: Pop Detours in Portugal and England 1965 - 1975 an exhibition curated by Ana Vasconcelos e Patrícia Rosas featuring a number of works by English artists that conspicuously deviate from Pop Art. Works from the British Council collection by artists such as Bernard Cohen, Tom Phillips, Jeremy Moon and Allen Jones are featured alongside works by Portuguese artists including Teresa Magalhães, Ruy Leitão, Eduardo Batarda, Menez, Nikias Skapinakis, Fátima Vaz, Clara Menéres, João Cutileiro and José de Guimarães. The exhibition continues until 10th September at Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Coleção do Fundador – Galeria Principal, Av. de Berna, 45A, Lisbon. Opening hours 1000 - 1800