Tom Phillips: A Humument

Tom Phillips: A Humument

An exhibition depicting how Phillips transformed an obscure Victorian novel (A Human Document by WH Mallock) into a postmodern masterpiece. A Humument is widely regarded as one of the most successful and influential artist’s books of the last 50 years.

Dean Gallery, Edinburgh, until Sun 6 Jan.

Tom Phillips: A Humument

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This display explores the work of British artist Tom Phillips, focusing in particular on his altered book, 'A Humument', a treated Victorian novel. This book has achieved cult status and is one of the most successful and influential artist's books of the 20th century.


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