Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life. Exh. brochure. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1997.
Schwabsky, Barry. The Widening Circle: Consequences of Modernism in Contemporary Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties. Exh. cat. Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1997.
Capon, Edmund. [Article title unknown]. Art Gallery of New South Wales Foundation Annual Report 1997, 1997.
Simic, Charles. Looking for Trouble: Selected Early and More Recent Poems. London: Faber and Faber, 1997.
Mack, Gerhard. "Philip Guston Künstler." Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst 36, no. 3 (1997): pp. 1–16.
Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1997.
Cernuschi, Claude. "Not an Illustration but the Equivalent": A Cognitive Approach to Abstract Expressionism. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1997.
Terakado, Rintaro, ed., et al. Art in the 20th Century. From Cezanne and Van Gogh to the Present. Collection from the Stedelijk Museum. Exh. cat. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 1997.
A Selection of Post-War International Painting and Sculpture. Exh. cat. Paddington: Martin Browne Fine Art, 1997.
Founders and Heirs of the New York School. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Yomiuri Shimbun, 1997.
Brighton, Andrew, Nicholas Serota, Sandy Nairne, and Adam D. Weinberg. Views from Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art 3—American Realities. Exh. cat. Essays by Andrew Brighton and Peter Wollen. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1997.
Hughes, Robert. American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997.