Heather Phillipson's Whip-hot & Grippy is The Telegraph's Poetry Book of the Month

Heather Phillipson's Whip-hot & Grippy is The Telegraph's Poetry Book of the Month

 


The Telegraph, Poetry Book of the Month, online Wednesday 1 May, in print Saturday 4 May 2019

Heather Phillipson’s second collection Whip-hot & Grippy is Tristram Fane Saunders’ Poetry Book of the Month for April in The Telegraph. The review will appear in the print edition on Saturday 4 May, but is available online now here.

‘Next year Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth will hold an enormous dollop of whipped cream, topped with a cherry, a fly and a buzzing drone. Created by British artist and author Heather Phillipson, that sugar-rush sculpture – surreal, witty and grotesque – captures the essence of her poetry.’ – Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph (choosing Whip-hot & Grippy as his Poetry Book of the Month for April 2019)

Heather Phillipson's sculpture THE END on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, London, will launch in March 2020 - more here.

 

Exhibitions

Until 7 June 2019, my name is lettie eggsyrub, commissioned by Art on the Underground, Gloucester Road underground station, London - view here.

Until 7 June 2019, escalator posters, commissioned by Art on the Underground, Bethnal Green station and Notting Hill Gate station, London

Until 14 June 2019, Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber, Sharjah, UAE

Launching 26 July 2019, Garden of Earthly Delights, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany - more information here

Launching March 2020, THE END, Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London
 


[01 May 2019]


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