Morgan, Stuart. "Bread and Circusus." Artforum, March 1985, pp. 82–86.
The New Yorker. Calendar. April 15, 1985, p. 15.
Carroll, Maurice. "Vandal Slashes 8 Big Paintings At Albany Mall." The New York Times, May 4, 1985, pp. 1 and 32.
Rand, Archie. "La Victoria de lo Futil: Elogiando a Philip Guston." Figura, Fall 1985.
Fineberg, Jonathan. "A Critic's Pick of the New York Galleries." Harvard Magazine, September–October 1985.
Purviance, Nina. "Philip Guston in the Fifties: The Power of Suggestion." Arts Magazine, September 1985, pp. 94–97.
Pardee, Hearne. "Landscape and the Language of Abstraction." Arts Magazine, September 1985, pp. 134-135.
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Cinquante ans de dessins americains 1930-1980. Exh. cat. Paris: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, 1985.
Dorothy C. Miller, With an Eye to American Art. Exh. cat. Northampton, MA: Smith College Museum of Art, 1985.
The Neo-Figure: An International Survey 13 Points of View. Exh. cat. Scottsdale: Riva Yares Gallery, 1985.
Twentieth Century Works of Art. Exh. cat. New York: Stephen Mazoh & Co, Inc., 1985.
Woodstock Artists and the Federal Art Projects of the WPA Era. Exh. cat. Woodstock: Historical Society of Woodstock, 1985.
Fifty Artists/ Fifty Printers. Exh. cat. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Art Museum, 1985.
Automobile and Culture. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1985.
Cummings, Paul. Drawing Acquisitions 1981–1985. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1985.
Focus On The Image: Selections from The Rivendell Collection. Exh. cat. City unknown: Venue unknown, 1985.
Brandt, Frederick R. Late 20th-Century Art: Selections from the Sydney and Frances Lewis Collection in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1985.
"Painting, Smoking, Eating, 1973 / The Door, 1978, Philip Guston, 1913–1980." In Verslag over 1984 Vereniging Rembrandt, Nationaal Fonds Kunstbehoud. Amsterdam: Vereniging Rembrandt, 1985.
Jones, Caroline A. Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth-and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums. Exh. cat. New York: Abbeville Press; Cambridge: Harvard University Art Museums, 1985.