Clive Phillpot is a freelance writer, curator and former art librarian. Director of the Library, the Museum of Modern Art, New York 1977-1994; Librarian, Chelsea School of Art 1970-77. Board Member & President, Printed Matter, New York; Board Member, Franklin Furnace, New York; President, Art Libraries Society of North America, etc. Recent books and exhibitions co-edited and co-curated include: Voids: A Retrospective Paris & Bern 2009; Outside Of A Dog Gateshead 2003; Live In Your Head London 2000 & Lisbon 2001; Artist/Author: Contemporary Artists Books US tour 1998/99; Fluxus: Selections from the Silverman Collection New York 1988.
Also contributor to: In Numbers: Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955 New York 2009; Gustav Metzger: Decades 1959-2009 London 2009; Ray Johnson: Please Add To And Return London 2009; Ray Johnson On Flop Art London 2008; Carl Plackman: Sculpture, Drawing, Writing Huddersfield 2007; Ian Stephenson 1934-2000 Salisbury 2005; The Royal Road to the Unconscious London, Freud Museum 2004; Edward Ruscha Editions Minneapolis 1999; Ulises Carrion: Quant Aux Livres/On Books Geneva, 1997; etc. Film appearances include: How To Draw A Bunny, 2002, DVD 2004.