Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips taught at Oxford, University College London and Edinburgh University before joining the interdisciplinary Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York where he is now an Honorary Fellow. An acknowledged authority on Blake, Michael was also guest curator of the major exhibitions of Blake at Tate Britain, the Petit Palais and most recently, his acclaimed exhibition and catalogue for the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, William Blake Apprentice & Master. He has also trained as a printmaker in order to explore and replicate Blake’s graphic techniques used in producing the illuminated books.