Born in Massachusetts in 1962, Richard Phillips lives and works in New York. He has exhibited his work in many individual and group exhibitions in the U.S. and Europe, including an important survey exhibitions and catalogues at Le Consortium, Dijon in 2004; Kunsteverin in Hamburg in 2002, and Kunsthalle Zurirch in Zurich in 2000. He is represented in important public and private collections such as the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; the Denver Museum, CO; the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami; UBS Paine Webber Art Collection, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Tate Modern, London; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Recent exibitions include The Deer at Le Consortium, Dijon, Richard Phillips at Gagosian Gallery in New York and We The People at The Rauschenberg Foundation in New York, Piston Head, Venus Over Manhattan at Miami Art Basel, Negation of the Universe at the Dallas Contemporary museum in Dallas, Richard Phillips at Galerie Max Hetzler in Berlin, and The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits and Shapes) at Almine Rech Gallery in Paris. He will exhibit a new body of work at Gagosian Gallery in Athens, Greece this coming June, 2015.