Phillip King | the artist




The artist Phillip King
Born May 1 1934, Carthago, Tunesia.
Lives and works in London, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Documenta Kassel,


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Works in the TATE collection
Many sculptures online
Phillip King was a Trustee of the Tate Gallery from 1967 to 1969. He taught at St Martins School of Art from 1959 until 1980, and was Professor of Sculpture at Hochschule der Künste, Berlin (1979-80)…
King’s early works of the 1950s were generally small and made in clay and plaster, and were described as being of a robust, Brutalist and Surrealist nature. In 1962 he started to use fibreglass and colour, and seminal works such as Rosebud 1963, Genghis Khan 1963 and Twilight 1963 brought King’s work to the attention of the art world…


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