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59. Tom Phillips RA

The Ballet of the Unhatched Chickens

Estimate: £250 - 350

51 x 61 cm.
Created 2004
This work is from an edition of 200

Tom Phillips CBE RA is a renowned artist, writer and composer. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries around the world and is held in several public collections, including the National Portrait Gallery.

This colourful piece was inspired by a ballet performed at the Bolshoi in 1871, in which children were dressed in giant eggshells. This limited edition was produced specially for Paintings in Hospitals.

Phillips’s first solo show was in 1965 at the Artists International Association Gallery in London, followed by an exhibition at the Angela Flowers Gallery in 1970.

Paintings In Hospitals
This work is sold to benefit the UK arts-in-health charity, Paintings in Hospitals. Their mission is to transform the UK's health by using world-class art to inspire hope and boost wellbeing for patients, carers and communities. They loan artwork to healthcare and social care institutions and run a series of activates to benefit health and wellbeing. 

07 Dec Dec 07

Menier Gallery, London SE1 1RU