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Self Portrait, Dawn, Noon and Night
© Peter and Zoe Phillips. Photo credit: Courtesy of Piano Nobile, Robert Travers (Works of Art) Ltd

Self Portrait, Dawn, Noon and Night 1958

Peter Phillips (b.1939)

The Ruth Borchard Collection

British painter, born in Birmingham. He studied at Birmingham College of Art, 1955–9, and at the *Royal College of Art, 1959–62, and with a number of fellow RCA students—Derek *Boshier, David *Hockney, Allen *Jones, R. B. *Kitaj—he emerged as one of the leading exponents of British *Pop art at the *Young Contemporaries exhibition of 1961. Early in his career a certain sinister edge was detected which distinguished him from the others.

Text source: A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art (Oxford University Press)


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