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Philip Guston

[Canadian-born American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1913-1980]

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Original works by Philip Guston available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Duo, 1961

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Legend, 1977

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
3 works by Guston

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SitePhilip Guston at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
4 works online

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Multiplied, 1972

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive, California
Central Avenue

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Untitled, 1965

Denver Art Museum, Colorado
Blue Water

Dublin City Gallery | The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland   NEW!

Hammer Museum, California
Untitled (detail), 1971

Hammer Museum, California
Untitled, 1975

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Untitled, 1962

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Traveller II, 1960

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Works from the Gemini G.E.L. prints online catalogue raisonné

Philip Guston at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Several works from the Rebels: Painters and Poets of the 1950s exhibit

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Gift of the Magi, 1935

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
The Road (see bottom row)

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Philip Guston at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
From "Getting the Picture: Illustrated Letters from the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art"

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
The Young Mother, 1944

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
The Desert, 1974

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SitePhilip Guston at The Artchive

California State University WorldImages Database

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Repository of Abstract Art
Zone, 1953-54

Repository of Abstract Art
Painter III, 1960

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Philip Guston  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 25): Philip Guston's Poem-Pictures

Philip Guston at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington D.C.
1965 interview from the Oral History project

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"The devil inside", 2004 article by Adrian Searle

The New Yorker
"Philip Guston at the Morgan Library and Museum", brief 2008 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The New Yorker
"Philip Guston retrospective at the Metropolitan", 2003 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Telegraph Newspaper, UK
Jake Chapman on Philip Guston's The Studio, 1969

University of California eScholarship Editions
The full text of the book "A Critical Study of Philip Guston", by Dore Ashton

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Interactive Flash presentation - Making Sense of Modern Art: Philip Guston

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
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Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston

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Guston in Time: Remembering Philip Guston

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A Critical Study of Philip Guston

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Philip Guston's Late Work: A Memoir

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Philip Guston

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Philip Guston: Paintings 1947-1979


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