Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips was born in 1937 in South London where he still lives and works. As an internationally established artist and prominent Royal Academician he is represented in museum collections worldwide. He is best known for his pioneering artist’s book A Humument and his work on Dante’s Inferno which he translated and illustrated (as co-director of the TV version he won the Italia Prize). Major retrospectives of his paintings have been held on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2006 he was the Slade Professor of Art History at the University of Oxford. More information can be found online at

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