Richard Phillips (American painter)
|Known for||photo-realistic painting|
Richard Phillips (born 1962) is an American artist. He was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and lives in New York City. In the 1990s he worked at the Guggenheim Museum as an art handler. He paints in a photo-realistic or hyper-realistic style.
In 2013 he collaborated with Playboy magazine to create a roadside installation near Marfa, Texas: he mounted a black-painted 70s car on an inclined concrete plinth beside a large symbol from the magazine. The installation was later removed. Phillips's first exhibition in a museum was at Dallas Contemporary in 2014.
- Phillips, Richard, 1962-. Library of Congress Name Authority File. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. Accessed March 2018.
- Michael Slenske (31 March 2014). Richard Phillips at the Dallas Contemporary Museum. Architectural Digest. Accessed March 2018.
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