More than two decades ago, artist Philip Hitchcock left Saint Louis
for Los Angeles. Now, after forging a red-hot career both in television
and as a gallery artist, he’s moved back to the city.
features more than a dozen life-size sculptures created from molded
impressions of live models. For the curious, Hitchcock promises
to demonstrate his amazing technique using a live, bare fleshed
model. A silent auction of one of Hitchcock’s works will benefit
The Victory Fund.
hand, will be copies of the artist’s book, Dark Impressions:
The Art of Philip Hitchcock (Ellis Publications, 10/2000;$40). Beautifully
photographed by the artist, it represents a range of his erotic
lifecast imagery and light sculptures in nearly 100 pictures. It
also features a "how to" sequence, written by Hitchcock.
Hitchcockwas commissioned by FOX TV to create over
20 full bodysculptures for its hit show The Swan. The WWF
(World Wrestling Federation) retained his services to create bodycast
sculptures of its wrestling "superstars" for the 2002
"Wrestlemania" Fan access show held at Toronto's Skydome.
OUT Magazine named him among the "OUT 100" for
2001. And Hitchcock was the recipient of the prestigious Broadcast
Design Award in 1997 for his work on MGM/UA Television's The
On television, Hitchcock's work can be seen on The
Bold & the Beautiful (CBS), and appears in such films as
Soap Dish, Femme Fatale, Nemesis, and
The Big Tease. He has been seen on Playboy Television's
Sexcetera, E! Entertainment Television, Extra!,
TV Guide Television in Canada, and Liebe Sunde on Germany's Pro