A Humument

“In 1966 the British artist Tom Phillips purchased an obscure Victorian novel called ‘A Human Document’ from a secondhand bookshop. He then proceeded to su

“In 1966 the British artist Tom Phillips purchased an obscure Victorian novel called ‘A Human Document’ from a secondhand bookshop. He then proceeded to subject the book to ‘treatment,’ coloring in or blacking out passages in order to form striking designs and new narratives and images. The treated novel was first published as a book in 1983, but Phillips has continued to work on it, so that this third edition includes 100 new treatments.” — Reader’s Catalog. Buy it.


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE