Tom-Phillips-Tom Phillips: A Humument. itsnicethat-5

Tom-Phillips-Tom Phillips: A Humument. itsnicethat-5

Tom Phillips ~ [no title: p. 33], From A Humument Vol. II, 1970 (relief)

Tom Phillips ~ [no title: p. 33], From A Humument Vol. II, 1970 (relief)

Tom Phillips, an early Humument postcard, signed by Tom. A HUMUMENT is a treated book by British artist Tom Phillips based on the Victorian novel 'A Human ...

Tom Phillips, an early Humument postcard, signed by Tom. A HUMUMENT is a treated book by British artist Tom Phillips based on the Victorian novel 'A Human ...

A page from Tom Phillips’ artist book A Humument, now on view at Mass MoCA (Image © Tom Phillips)    Read more at Gwarlingo: http://www.gwarlingo.com/2013/wilco-ruscha-sondheimtom-phillips-xu-bing-more-11-dont-miss-arts-events/

A page from Tom Phillips’ artist book A Humument, now on view at Mass MoCA (Image © Tom Phillips) Read more at Gwarlingo: http://www.gwarlingo.com/2013/wilco-ruscha-sondheimtom-phillips-xu-bing-more-11-dont-miss-arts-events/

The concept of hiding and revealing type on the printed page and creating an art object is reminescent of Tom Philips’ treated novel; the humument, in which he drew and painted over 360 pages of dense type. The results of which are brilliant and can be found reproduced online on this excellent website: http://www.humument.com/gallery/tetrad/0/001010/index.html

The concept of hiding and revealing type on the printed page and creating an art object is reminescent of Tom Philips’ treated novel; the humument, in which he drew and painted over 360 pages of dense type. The results of which are brilliant and can be found reproduced online on this excellent website: http://www.humument.com/gallery/tetrad/0/001010/index.html

A Humument is a sustained manipulation and restructuring of W.H. Mallock’s forgotten Victorian novel A Human Document. Working directly on original pages, Tom Phillips eliminates sections of text to reveal residual and previously hidden syntagms.

A Humument is a sustained manipulation and restructuring of W.H. Mallock’s forgotten Victorian novel A Human Document. Working directly on original pages, Tom Phillips eliminates sections of text to reveal residual and previously hidden syntagms.

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