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.
Purviance, Nina. "Philip Guston in the Fifties: The Power of Suggestion." Arts Magazine, September 1985, pp. 94–97.
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.
Pardee, Hearne. "Landscape and the Language of Abstraction." Arts Magazine, September 1985, pp. 134-135.
Southampton Press. "Parrish: 'Curator's Choice.'" September 26, 1985.
R. B. "New York Reviews: Philip Guston." ARTnews, October 1985, pp. 132-33.
Nelson, Liam. "Recent Acquisitions: WAA Exhibition Critically Considered." Woodstock Times, October 31, 1985, section Two, pp. 33, 46, 47.
Cotter, Holland. "Philip Guston." Arts Magazine, November 1985.
Hackley, Randall. "Corporate Art-buying on Upswing." Iowa City Press-Citizen, December 10, 1985.
Cinquante ans de dessins americains 1930-1980. Exh. cat. Paris: Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, 1985.
Focus On The Image: Selections from The Rivendell Collection. Exh. cat. City unknown: Venue unknown, 1985.
Automobile and Culture. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 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.
Cummings, Paul. Drawing Acquisitions 1981–1985. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 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.
Kunitz, Stanley. "Remembering Guston." In Next-to-Last Things: New Poems and Essays. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1985, pp. 72-73.