Trevor Thomas (Tom) PHILLIPS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1937-05-24
Education Henry Thornton GS, St Catherine's Coll Oxford (MA), Camberwell Sch of Arts and Crafts (NDD)
Books & Publications
Recreations watching cricket, collecting postcards, playing ping pong
Clubs Chelsea Arts, Groucho, SCCC
Style Tom Phillips, Esq, CBE, RA
Career artist; visiting artist and Josep Lluis Sert practitioner in the arts Carpenter Center Harvard 1993; composer of the opera IRMA (recorded twice by Obscure Records 1977 and Matchless Recordings 1988, performed at Bordeaux Festival, Istanbul Festival and ICA); librettist Heart of Darkness chamber opera (premier Linbury Theatre ROH 2011); writer and critic for TLS and RA Magazine; translated, illustrated, printed and published Dante's Inferno 1983, TV dir of A TV Dante for Channel 4 with Peter Greenaway (first prize Montreal Festival 1990, Prix Italia 1991); chm Royal Acad Library 1989-94, chm of exhbns Royal Acad until 2007; visitor Inst for Advanced Study Princeton 2005-11, Slade Prof of Art History Univ of Oxford 2005-06; vice-chm copyright Cncls 1984-88, hon pres S London Art Soc 1988-, pres Heatherley's Sch of Art 2004; tstee: Nat Portrait Gallery 1998, Br Museum 1999; fell London Inst 1999; hon fell: St Catherine's Coll Oxford 1992, Bretton Hall Univ of Leeds 1994; hon memb RSPP 1999; RE 1987, RA 1989 (ARA 1984) >ir< Tate Gallery, V&A, Br Museum, Nat Portrait Gallery, Br Cncl, MOMA NY, Philadelphia Museum, Library of Congress, Bibliothèque Nationale Paris, Aust Nat Gallery Canberra, Museum of Fine Arts Budapest; >ir< worldwide since 1969 incl: retrospective exhibition (Kunsthalle Basel, Germeente Museum The Hague, Serpentine Gallery London) 1974-75, portrait retrospective (Nat Portrait Gallery) 1989, N Carolina Museum 1990, retrospective (Royal Academy) 1992, new works (V&A) 1992, retrospective (Yale Center for British Art) 1993, Univ of Penn 1993, South London Gallery 1997, Dulwich Picture Gallery 1997, Modern Art Museum Fort Worth 2001, Flowers Gallery London 2012, MassMoCa 2013, Flowers Gallery London 2013; curator: Africa - The Art of a Continent (Royal Acad) 1993-95, We Are The People National Portrait Gallery 2004, Flowers Gallery London 2004, Flowers Gallery NY 2005; >ir< St Catherine's Coll Oxford, HQ Channel 4, Morgan Grenfell Office; >ir< incl paintings, sculpture and glass screen The Ivy Restaurant, designer The Winter's Tale (Globe Theatre) 1997, translator and designer Otello (ENO, 1998), designer The Entertainer (Derby Playhouse) 2003, designer The Magic Flute (Holland Park Opera) 2008, Royal Mint London Silver Kilo Coin 2012, Royal Mint Benjamin Britten Centenary Coin
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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