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Tom Phillips CBE RA

Tom Phillips CBE RA

An artist whose classic work, A Humument – a collage made out of a Victorian novel – has just been published in its final edition after decades of ongoing work. His portraits of Iris Murdoch and Samuel Beckett are both in the collection of National Portrait Gallery. Phillips has translated Dante's Inferno and illustrated Ulysses. He has been a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery and the British Museum, and has chaired the Library and Exhibition Committee of the Royal Academy.