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A Humument

A Treated Victorian Novel

by Tom Phillips

  • 14 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular English Fiction,
  • Art,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Adaptations,
  • Mallock, W. H,
  • Phillips, Tom,
  • Design - Decorative,
  • Artists" books,
  • England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7654939M
    ISBN 100500973393
    ISBN 109780500973394
    OCLC/WorldCa16187688

    ‘A Humument exemplifies the need to “do” structuralism,’ Phillips writes in the book’s afterword, ‘ to be of it rather than on it. At its lowest it is a reasonable example of bricolage, and at its highest it is perhaps a massive deconstruction job taking the form of a curious unwitting collaboration between two ill-suited people. 'A Humument' began to tell, amongst other memories, dreams and reflections, the sad story of Bill Toge, one of love’s casualties. First published in , A Humument – as Phillips titled his altered book – quickly established itself as a cult classic.

    "A Humument" is an altered book art project rather than a novel. Tom Phillips took a forgotten Victorian novel called "A Human Document" and started to decorate each page by painting, collage or simply scoring out the words, leaving a few words on each page to form a new story/5(4). A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel: Phillips, Tom: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address /5(18).

    Few artists can claim to have committed to a work in progress for 47 years. As A Humument nears its half century an exhibition, Life’s Work, at MASS MoCA features an in depth study of Tom Phillips’ ever evolving treated novel and partners the Humument display with another longstanding altered book project by Johnny ’s Work is the most comprehensive exhibition of A . Editions for A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paper Cited by:


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After its first publication in book form inA Humument rapidly became a cult classic. This sixth and final edition, published to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Tom Phillips’ first experiments with A Human Document, presents for the first time an entirely revised and complete version of A Humument, and will bring to a close half Cited by: A Humument has been a work in progress since when artist Tom Phillips set himself a task: to find a second-hand book for threepence and alter every page by painting, collage and cut-up techniques to create an entirely new version.

The book he found was an Victorian obscurity A Human Document by W.H. Mallock and Phillips transformed it into A Humument. A Humument book. Read 66 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the mids, Tom Phillips took a forgotten nineteenth-century novel /5.

I came across A Humument during my college days in the s and it was like a little treasure box of an art gallery. It's not a novel, it's more of a collection of artfully-embellished word curiosities in book form. This was way ahead of A Humument book time in relation to the altered book art of today/5(42).

A Humument is an altered novel, "Very soon after starting the book in the s I dreamed of its use as an oracle, and it has taken 40 years for technology to. Humument Slideshow Humument Slideshow. Jump directly to Humument page # Page 1 Page 1. Page 2 Page 2.

Page 3 Page 3. Page 4 Page 4. Page 5 Page 5. Page 6 Page 6. Page 7 Page 7. Page 8 Page 8. Page 9 Page 9. Page 10 Page Page 11 Page Page 12 Page Page 13 Page Page 14 Page Page A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel, Fourth Edition by Phillips, Tom and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Nov 9, - Explore kaynowak's board "Humument" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Blackout poetry, Found poetry and Altered books pins. The article then theorises A Humument as a “book-eating book” and argues that this notion of cannibalism can be applied to the understanding of the neo-Victorian genre as a Author: Tammy Lai-Ming Ho.

Ever since finding his canvas for A Humument, Phillips has devoted his life to working his way through the book’s pages of text, creating news works out of each page.A Human Document has a Author: Vida Weisblum. Humument Book Cover(side) Humument Book Cover (Front) Color Inventory. I choose this image (CONCEPT ART, SULLIVAN AND BOO, MONSTERS, INC., ) because the feeling this image gives to me is really close to my Humument book’s theme.

The theme of the original book is about a resilience in the face of family tragedy, and the new theme is about. After its first publication in book form inA Humument rapidly became a cult classic. This new fifth edition follows its predecessors by incorporating Phillip’s latest revisions and reworkings, and celebrates an artistic enterprise that is forty-five years old and still actively a work in : Thames & Hudson.

A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel, released by Thames & Hudson, has every page completely reworked from the altered book (itself now at the Sackner Archive in Miami), with more elaborate Author: Allison Meier. After its first publication in book form inA Humument rapidly became a cult classic.

This sixth and final edition, published to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Tom Phillips’ first experiments with A Human Document, presents for the first time an entirely revised and complete version of A Humument, and will bring to a close half /5(2).

Buy Humument by Phillips, Tom (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(18). "A Humument is a treated work philosophy, poetry and painting are fused together to make a true gesamtkunstwerk"--Page [2] of Title/Colophon.

Based on: A human document / W.H. Mallock, new ed. sheets which are issued in groups in various numerical sequences in individual cases. Each case issued with separate Title/Colophon [4 p.

A Humument: | ||A Humument: A treated Victorian novel|| is an |altered book| by British artist |Tom Phi World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

A Humument is an altered book has unique combinations of literary and art, the author merged art with the connotation of specific words to exhibit two different genres into one. This book created by Tom Phillips, was released in 20th century. Like Phillips, Kirty found an inexpensive used book entitled Portrait of Ivan.

A Humument lives vaguely among these categories and more without narrowly belonging to any of them. “Neither a novel, a poem, an artist’s book, or a graphic novel,” art critic Sebastian Smee wrote in“[A Humument] is a little bit of all of theses things and one thing incontrovertibly: a masterpiece.”Author: Rachel Hawley.

- “Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.” [— E.L. Doctorow]. See more ideas about Found poetry, Blackout poetry and Poetry art pins.

A humument in my own description, is an elegantly altered book. In the ’s, British artist Tom Phillips, began to transform the Victorian novel A Human Document by W.H. Mallock, into a work of art. The word HUMUMENT is a short version of HUMan it was in a similar vein that most of the original words and phrases on the pages from that book were trunkated.The book he found was an Victorian obscurity A Human Document by W.H.

Mallock and Phillips transformed it into A Humument. The first version was printed by the Tetrad press inand Phillips has continued to transform it, revise it and develop it ever since.COVID Resources.

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