Humument Sudoku
Humument Sudoku 2007
at the Institute for Advanced Study
Tom Phillips at the Institute for Advanced Study
Turning 70
Turning 70 2007
Redeem the Dream
Redeem the Dream Humument collage fragment 2005
3rd Revised Edition
Third Revised Edition 2004
A Pause on the Landing
A Pause on the Landing collage 2005
  • 2000
  • A Book of the Book, some works and projections about the book and writing, ed Steven Clay & Jerome Rothenberg pub. Granary Books
  • Molly Schwartzburg contributes an essay, Tracing Traces: Variations on the Theme of the Palimpsest in Tom Phillips' A Humument, to the publication The Visual-Narrative Matrix, Southampton institute ed Graham Coulter-Smith
  • A Humument Ulysses, A suite of four silkscreen limited edition prints selected from an ongoing series of illustrations to Ulysses
  • 2001
  • The Art of the Book: From Medieval Manuscript to Graphic Novel, a publication about the National Art Library and its collections by James Bettley (pub. V&A Publications, )
  • Academic paper The Transformation of Narrative and the Materiality of Hypertext by N. Katherine Hayles Vol. 9, No. 1 (Jan.2001), pp. 21-39 Pub. Ohio State University Press
  • Academic paper Tom Phillips: Treating and Translating by Mary Ann Caws, pub. Mosaic (Winnipeg) , Vol. 34, No. 3 , September 2001
  • 2003
  • A Humument p193 By Way of Vienna and A Humument p130 Ornament, silkscreen and epson limited edition prints are published and exhibited at Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • An exhibition Visual Poetics: Art and the Word, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida features Humument works from the Sackner Archive of Concrete & Visual Poetry
  • Academic paper I Find / I Found Myself / and / Nothing / More than That: Textuality, Visuality, and the Production of Subjectivity in Tom Phillips' A Humument" by James L. Maynard, The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association Vol. 36, No. 1, Thinking Post-Identity (Spring), pp. 82-98, pub. Midwest Modern Language Association
  • 2004
  • A Humument is published by Thames & Hudson (third revised edition, with Edition de Tete) includes 40 new page treatments
  • Life, Death and that sort of thing, an exhibition of works by Tom Phillips at Shandy Hall, Coxwold
  • Tom Phillips exhibition Harborne Gallery
  • 2005
  • Tom Phillips: Works from A Humument an exhibition at Flowers Gallery New York City, includes new series of Humument collage works. The exhibition is reviewed by Faye Hirsch Art in America No 9/Oct, Works from A Humument' appears in Art in Review, New York Times (June 2005), Roberta Smith
  • A Humument features in two publications:Altered books chapter in Creating Artists' Books (A & C Black Publishers 2005, p.59) Sarah Bodman, and Additions and Subtractions chapter in No Longer Innocent: Book Art in America 1960-1980 (Granary Books 2005, pp.128-30, 196, 252), Betty Bright
  • New Humument works created while Phillips is resident at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, as Director's Visitor. He returns for several weeks each year until 2011
  • New Humument fragment collage works are realised as limited edition prints. Loving You, Marriage Happens Together in the Train exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • 2006
  • A further Humument collage work Memory After Memory published as a limited edition print for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • Tom Phillips becomes Slade Professor of the History of Art and delivers a series of 8 lectures at Oxford University. The final lecture The Sound in My Life' (8th March 2006) takes the form of a concert of Tom Phillips World Premières, this being music set to Phillips's texts by composers such as Harrison Birtwistle, Michael Nyman, Julian Anderson, John Woolrich, Robert Saxton, Howard Skempton, Joby Talbot, Robin Holloway, Gerard McBurney and Tarik O’Regan. The concert, at the Holywell Music Rooms includes Like Running Away, Brian Eno's setting of a Humument page which he performs with the Composers Ensemble. This event is reprised later in the summer as a cushion concert at the Royal Academy.
  • 2007
  • To celebrate the 250th anniversary of William Blake’s birth, on 28th November over 60 artists and poets inspired by the spirit and work of William Blake are invited to submit a page to be published in a limited edition artists’ book, The William Blake Birthday Book. Phillips's contributes a page from A Humument
  • A series of themed books of materials from Tom Phillips postcard archive is published by the Bodleian Library, each one bearing A Humument fragment on the cover
  • A Humument Fragment collage work In Israel published as a limited edition print and exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • A Humument features in Tom Phillips's designs for Garsington Opera Programme
  • To mark the occasion of Tom Phillips's 70th Birthday John Nick Pull presents him with a leather bound digital concordance of A Humument
  • Large display of works from A Humument at the Keiller Library, National Gallery of Scotland. Opening night event, on 6th October at Hawthornden Theatre, Tom Phillips in conversation with Graham Rawle
  • ICA London Artist's Book Fair, features A Humument exhibition and a live event Tom Phillips and Hansjörg Mayer in conversation in which the artist and his publisher discuss their long and productive history
  • 2008
  • A Humument p.233 Ticket to Ride screen print in edition of 100 is produced for Unknown Celebrities, a Tom Phillips exhibition at the Williamson Art Gallery Birkenhead. The print is later exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
  • Six new prints from Phillips's Humument series are created for the exhibition Elsinore Library at Shandy Hall, Coxwold, including p.196 St Erne. Interpretations of Mallock's Page 62 (A Human Document) by Year 12 and 13 students from four different local schools feature in a display alongside the exhibition.
  • The exhibition Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book, co-curated by Rowan Watson and Elena Foster, is on display at the V&A South Kensington from 15 April — 29 June
  • Certain Trees: The Constructed Book, Poem and Object, a special display curated by Elizabeth James of the National Art Library at V&A South Kensington
  • A Human Document by WH Mallock is reprinted by Kessinger Publishing
  • 2009
  • Humument p4 Nine Eleven and A Humument p7 Scribe the Story screen prints in editions of 100 exhibited at Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
  • Less is More: The Politics of Erasure exhibition at Simon Fraser University Gallery, N. Vancouver, Canada. Reviewed Capilano Review No. 3.7 Winter. This issue uses Tom Phillips's A Humument as the prototype technique for erasure in poetry. Ariana Kelly and Bill Jeffries provide an introductory essay about Phillips and the works in the exhibition
  • A Humument features in Tom Phillips's exhibition of work on literary themes Uncommon Reader at Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock
  • Limited edition prints A Humument p.7 Scribe The Story, and A Humument p.4 Nine Eleven are exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition