Sadler, Mark. "Philip Guston/Mick Peter, Inverleith House/Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK." Frieze, November–December 2012.
James, Merlin. "Late Guston, Edinburgh." Burlington Magazine, November 2012, pp. 809–11.
Joo, Eungie. "Top Ten." Artforum, December 2012.
Butler, Karen K. Frederick Hartt and American Abstraction in the 1950s: Building the Collection at Washington University in St. Louis. St. Louis: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012.
Intimate Immensity: The Susan and Larry Marx Collection. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2012.
Encounters with the 1930s. Exh. cat. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 2012.
The Grotesque Factor. Exh. cat. Málaga: Málaga Fundación Museo Picasso Málaga, 2012.
In the Still Epiphany. Brochure. Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 2012.
Philip Guston Inevitable Finality: The Gemini G. E. L. Prints. Exh. cat. Milwaukee: Marquette University, 2012.
Powers, Jessica and John Johnston, eds. The San Antonio Museum of Art: Guide to the Collection. San Antonio: San Antonio Museum of Art, 2012.
Budnick, Madeleine, ed. Hello, Circulos! Shapes in English y Espanol. San Antonio: Trinity University Press, 2012.
Galpin, Amy. Behold, America: Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums. Exh. cat. San Diego: Marquand Books, 2012.
Electric Fields: Surrealism and Beyond—La Collection du Centre Pompidou. Exh. cat. Shanghai: Power Station of Art, 2012.
The Artist's Hand: American Works on Paper 1945–1975 from the Washington Art Consortium Collection. Exh. cat. Pullman: Museum of Art/WSU, 2012.
Cohn, Marjorie B., and Gedi Sibony. In the Still Epiphany. Exh. cat. Saint Louis: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 2012.
de Man, Hanneke, Frederique Huygen, Angela Bartholomew, Timo de Rijk, Karolien Buurman, and Elvie Casteleign. Stedelijk collectie highlights: 150 kunstenaars uit de collectie van het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam/Stedelijk Collection Highlights: 150 Artists from the Collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Utigivers: Nai010 Uitgevers/Publishers, 2012.
Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy. Exh. cat. Essays by Scott Bishop, Robert Ekelund, Danielle Mohr Funderburk, Dennis Harper, J. Andrew Henley, Jessica Hughes, Marilyn Laufer, Paul Manoguerra, Daniel Scott Neil, Heather Read, Sunny Stalter Pace, and Mark Andrew White. Athens: Georgia Museum of Art, 2012.
Joyce, Julie. Pasadena to Santa Barbara: A Selected History of Art in Southern California, 1951–1969. Exh. cat. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2012.
Philip Guston: Late Paintings. Exh. cat. Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2012.
Lobel, Michael. "Realism, Circa 1970." In Lifelike. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2012.
Campbell, Thomas P. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Guide. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012.
Beard, Lee, Adam Butler, Claire Van Cleave, Diane Fortenberry, and Susan Stirling. The Art Book. 2nd ed. New York: Phaidon, 2012.
Pasta, Paulo. A Educação Pela Pintura. Sao Paulo: WMF Martins Fontes, 2012.
Connelly, Frances S. The Grotesque in Western Art and Culture: The Image at Play. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.