Artner, Alan. "Chicago's Art Scene: A Picture of Promise." Chicago Tribune, December 28, 1980.
Aspects of the 70s: Mavericks. Exh. cat. Waltham: Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum, 1980.
The Morton G. Neumann Family Collection: Selected Works. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1980.
The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1979-1980. New York: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1980.
Cleveland Collects Modern Art. Exh. cat. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1980
Philip Guston. San Francisco Museum of Art, California. Exh. brochure. 1980.
Storr, Robert. "Philip Guston: Un Nouvelle Figuration." Art Press, Suisse 9, 1980.
Philip Guston. 1. Los Angeles: Gemini G.E.L., 1980.
Memorial Exhibition: Alexander Brook, Philip Guston, Clyfford Still. Exh. cat. New York: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1980.
Drawings in Saint Paul: Selections from The Miriam B. and Malcolm E. Lein Collection. Exh. cat. Saint Paul: Minnesota Museum of Art, 1980.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. "Yearbook 1979–1980." 1980.
Hills, Patricia, and Roberta K. Tarbell. The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art: Paintings and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1980.
Society for Contemporary Art: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1940–1980. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1980.
Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art in the Seventies. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980.
Philip Guston: A Life Lived, 1913–1980. New York: Michael Blackwood Productions, 1980. Film.
American Figure Painting 1950 - 1980. Exh. cat. Norfolk: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1980.
Art in Our Time, The H. H. K. Foundation for Contemporary Art Collection. Exh. cat. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1980.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980.
Kachur, Lewis. "Philip Guston." Arts Magazine, January 1981, p. 9.
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Ratcliff, Carter. "The Mastery of Philip Guston." Saturday Review, January 1981, pp. 81–83.
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Walker, James Faure. "Awkward Moments." Artscribe, February 1981.
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