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Walker, James Faure. "Awkward Moments." Artscribe, February 1981.
Denver Downtown. "Museum To Show Guston Retrospect." March 1981.
Whelan, Richard. "Whiz-Kid Schnabel and the Grand Old Man." Art & Auction, June/July 1981.
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Larson, Kay. "Painting From Ground Zero." New York, July 20, 1981, pp. 58–59.
Hill, Andrea. "No Picnic: Philip Guston at the Whitney." Artscribe, August 1981, pp. 19–21.
Clark, John. "Philip Guston and Metaphysical Painting." Artscribe, August 1981, pp. 22–25.
Hughes, Robert. "Reflections in a Bloodshot Eye." Time, August 3, 1981.
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