Altadena, CA, 91001, United States
Profile Type: artist
Philip was brought up in Le Havre, France and went to English boarding school at the age of 9. He met Gordon Taylor, his first mentor, at Brighton College. Taylor started him on a lifelong love of architecture, painting, and sculpture. He went to Cambridge University to study architecture and transferred to art school, graduating from Chelsea School of Art. Philip completed his first large public sculpture the Hayward Gallery Neon Tower in 1972. He worked as sculptor and art school teacher in England and now lives and works in the Los Angeles area.