She works from her own photographs that she assembles into new pictures in the darkroom before transferring into enamel on metal. The sensual quality of her enamel paint is further enhanced by a final brushing by a finger to soften the lines.
The woman's foot with colored nails in a sandal is one of her favorite themes. The model foot may have been painted but also have undergone color changes through an exhaustion by disco dancing.
On March 3 in New York, Phillips sells a foot hitting a puddle by Minter, 187 x 145 cm, lot 9 estimated $ 300K. This artwork painted in 2006 is titled Wave. The essay in the catalog suggests that it is an abbreviation for Wave of shame, echoing the artist's pride to explore unprecedented themes with a strong erotic trend.