Catalogue Raisonné

P30.001

Mother and Child, c. 1930
Oil on canvas
40 x 30 in.
101.6 x 76.2 cm
Unsigned, undated
Provenance
Private Collection
Exhibitions
Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, San Diego, CA, "Progressive Painters of Southern California", December 01, 1933 - December 31, 1933 Travelled to:
Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA, "[Unknown Title]", February 1949
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, "Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1957", February 25, 1995 - June 11, 1995 Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, "Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and Giorgio de Chirico", September 09, 2006 - November 25, 2006
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Encounters with the 1930s", October 03, 2012 - January 07, 2013
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, Italy, "Philip Guston and the Poets", May 10, 2017 - September 03, 2017 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022 
Bibliography
Progressive Painters of Southern California. Exh. cat. San Diego: Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1933, cat. no. 12, not illus., artist listed as "Phillip Goldstein"
Progressive Painters of Southern California. Exh. cat. San Francisco: California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1934, cat. no. 14, not illus., artist listed as "Phil Goldstein"
Progressive Painters of Southern California. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Museum, 1934, cat. no. 18, not illus., artist listed as "Phil Goldstein"
Breuning, Margaret. "Philip Guston Impresses in New York Debut." Art Digest, January 15, 1945, p. 12, mentioned in text, not illus.
Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Iowa City Goes All Out for Art." February 11, 1949, mentioned in text, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Yes, but... A Critical Study of Philip Guston. New York: Viking, 1976, illus. in b&w p. 9
Oakland Post. "Holland Davies Concert to Be Recorded 'Live' Sunday." April 24, 1980, mentioned in text, not illus.
Ianco-Starrels, Josine. "Art News." Los Angeles Times, May 18, 1980, p. 90, mentioned in text p. 90, not illus.
Morch, Al. "Impressive Guston Gamut." San Francisco Examiner, May 19, 1980, section The Arts, p. 30, illus. in b&w and mentioned in text
Albright, Thomas. "A Curious Repertoire of the Guston Imagery." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, May 25, 1980, pp. 36–38, mentioned in text p. 36, not illus.
Curtis, Cathy. "Philip Guston: One of a Kind." North East Bay Independent & Gazette (Richmond, CA), May 25, 1980, mentioned in text, not illus.
Demoro, Harre W. "SCM Sponsoring S.F. Modern Art Exhibit with More Than Altruism in Mind." San Francisco Business Journal, May 26, 1980, pp. 14–15, illus. p. 15
Kingsley, April. "Philip Guston's Endgame: From Realism to Abstraction and Back, Philip Guston Remains Unique in Twentieth-Century Art." Horizon: The Magazine of the Arts, June 1980, pp. 34–41, illus. in color p. 36
Curtis, Cathy. "Philip Guston: The Continuity of Change." Artweek, June 7, 1980, mentioned in text, not illus.
Workman, Andree M. "Guston: A Born-Again Painter." West Art (Auburn, CA), June 13, 1980, pp. 1, 3, mentioned in text p. 3, not illus.
Stevens, Mark. "Diamond in the Rough." Newsweek, June 23, 1980, pp. 88-89, mentioned in text p. 89, not illus.
Boettger, Suzaan. "Art for Modern Times." Daily Californian (Berkeley), June 26, 1980, pp. 8, 11, mentioned in text p. 8, not illus.
Albright, Thomas. "Philip Guston: 'It's a Strange Thing to Be Immersed in the Culture of Painting...'" ARTnews, September 1980, pp. 114–16, mentioned in text p. 114, not illus.
Toucatt, Ralph. "Metamorphosis: The Art of Philip Guston." The Threepenny Review, Fall 1980, p. 24, mentioned in text, not illus.
Rickey, Carrie. "Gust, Gusto, Guston." Artforum, October 1980, pp. 32–39, illus. in b&w p. 36 and mentioned in text pp. 33-34
Lyon, Christopher. "Reflections on a Mirror." Chicago Reader, November 28, 1980, section 1, pp. 47–48, illus. in b&w p. 48
Artner, Alan G. "At MCA, Philip Guston is Getting the Last Laugh." Chicago Tribune, November 30, 1980, section Arts & Books, detail illus. in b&w
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, cat. no. 1, illus. in color plate 1 p. 49
Denver Downtown. "Museum To Show Guston Retrospect." March 1981, illus. in b&w p. 16
Greenwich Time. "Whitney's Guston Exhibit Spans Half-Century Career." June 27, 1981, mentioned in text, not illus.
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, illus. in b&w and mentioned in text p. 11
Mayer, Musa. "My Father, Philip Guston." The New York Times Magazine, August 7, 1988, pp. 24–25, 55, 58, mentioned in text p. 58, not illus.
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, illus. in color no. 44 (following p. 146)
Dabrowski, Magdalena. The Drawings of Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1988, mentioned in text p. 17, not illus.
Serraller, F. Calvo. "Abierta en Madrid una retrospectiva de Guston: En Centro Reina Sofia expone 70 obras del artista que paso del expresionismo abstracto a la figuracion." El País (Madrid), March 2, 1989, mentioned in text, not illus.
Ruiz de Eguino, Iñaki Moreno. "La primera retrospectiva europea de Philip Guston, en Madrid." Diario Vasco (San Sebastián), March 11, 1989, mentioned in text, not illus.
Heraldo de Aragon (Saragossa). "Una Retrospectiva de Philip Guston." May 26, 1989, illus.
El Correo De Andalucia (Seville). "El pintor Philip Guston, influenciado por Goya, expone en Barcelona." May 27, 1989, illus.
Degener, Patricia. "Retrospective of Philip Guston's Paintings Shows 'A Life Lived.'" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 10, 1989, p. 4C, mentioned in text, not illus.
Brandenburg, John. "Seeing Guston's Art Requires a 'Leap' to Dallas." Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), December 24, 1989, section Travel & Entertainment, p. 4, mentioned in text, not illus.
Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura. Exh. cat. Essays by Mark Rosenthal, Robert Storr, Carrie Rickey, Francisco Calvo Serraller, and Dore Ashton. Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos, Centro Nacional de Exposiciones, 1989, cat. no. 1, illus. in color p. 32
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in b&w p. 9
Kingsley, April. The Turning Point: The Abstract Expressionists and the Transformation of American Art. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992, mentioned in text p. 339, not illus.
Corbett, William. Philip Guston's Late Work: A Memoir. Boston: Zoland Books, 1994, mentioned in text p. 15, not illus.
Ehrlich, Susan. "Pacific Dreams, Currents of Surrealism & Fantasy." American Art Review, August–September 1995, illus. in color p. 135
Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934–1957. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center at UCLA, 1995, illus. in b&w pl. 39
Leydier, Richard. "Philip Guston l'heretique/The Heresies of Philip Guston." Art Press, October 2000, pp. 36–41, illus. in color p. 3 (index) and mentioned in text p. 38
Weber, Joanna, Harry Cooper, and Laura Greengold. Philip Guston A New Alphabet: The Late Transition. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 2000, illus. in color, Fig. 21, p. 47
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, mentioned in text p. 29
Cooper, Harry. "Recognizing Guston (In Four Slips)." October 99 (2002): pp. 96–129, illus. in b&w p. 114 and mentioned in text p. 101 footnote 19 and pp. 113-114
Auping, Michael. "Philip Guston Retrospective." American Art Review, July–August 2003, illus. in color
Knight, Christopher. "The Paint Is the Thing; Through Abstract and Figurative Styles, Philip Guston Emphasized the Material and Ritual Significance of Art." Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2003, Home edition, section Calendar, pp. E1, E18, illus. in b&w and mentioned in text p. E18
Lawrence, James. "Philip Guston. Fort Worth and New York." Burlington Magazine 145, no. 1207 (2003): pp. 746–48, mentioned in text p. 747, not illus.
Odessa (TX) American. "Guston Paintings on Display at Met." October 29, 2003, illus. in b&w
Corbett, William. "Philip Guston in Retrospect." Brooklyn Rail, November 2003, p. 15, mentioned in text, not illus.
Minthorn, David. "Exhibit Honors Acclaimed Guston." Star-Gazette (Elmira, NY), November 2, 2003, mentioned in text, not illus.
Associated Press. "Guston at The Met: Relentlessly Modern." Poughkeepsie Journal, November 4, 2003, section Life, pp. 1E, 2E, illus. in color p. 1E
Siegel, Lee. "The Artful Dodger: Philip Guston was Misunderstood—But Why?" Slate Magazine, December 9, 2003, illus. in color in article and color image included as part of slide show attached to article
Kunitz, Daniel. "The Three Faces of Philip Guston." New York Sun, December 30, 2003, illus. in color
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 2 (unpaginated, but would be p. 99) and briefly mentioned in text p. 75 (Joseph Rishel essay)
Packer, William. "Contentious hand that lately reveals its worth." Financial Times (London), January 21, 2004, section Arts, illus. in b&w p. 15
Sewell, Brian. "What a waste of a little bit of talent." Evening Standard (London), January 23, 2004, section The Arts, pp. 32-33, illus. in color p. 32
Graham-Dixon, Andrew. "Philip Guston at the Royal Academy." Sunday Telegraph (London), January 25, 2004, mentioned in text
Lubbock, Tom. "Driven from abstraction." Independent (London), January 27, 2004, pp. 54-55, illus. in color p. 55
Philip Guston: Odd Man Out. BBC Four, January 28, 2004. Television, illus. in color
Campbell, Peter. "Philip Guston fouls the nest." London Review of Books, February 5, 2004. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Rubinstein, Raphael. "Philip Guston: Some Thoughts." Art in America, March 2004, mentioned in text pp. 84 and 86, not illus.
McKenzie, Dr. Janet. "The Art of Philip Guston: 1913–1980." Studio International, March 5, 2004, illus. in color online
Melandri, Lisa, and Michael R. Taylor. Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and Giorgio de Chirico. Exh. cat. Santa Monica: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2006, illus. in color Plate 5 p. 42
Landau, Ellen G. "Double Consciousness in Mexico: How Philip Guston and Reuben Kadish Painted a Morelian Mural." American Art 21, no. 1 (2007): pp. 74–97, illus. in color p. 80
Botelho, Manuel. Guston em contexto: até ao regresso da figura. Lisbon: Livros Vendaval, 2007, illus. in b&w p. 18
Slifkin, Robert. "Philip Guston's Return to Figuration and the "1930s Renaissance" of the 1960s." The Art Bulletin 93, no. 2 (2011): pp. 220–42, mentioned in text n8 p. 239, not illus.
Philip Guston: Late Paintings. Exh. cat. Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2012, illus. in color (unpaginated)
Landau, Ellen G. Mexico and American Modernism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013, illus. in color fig. 26, p. 41
Sylvester, David. Ein Gespräch mit Philip Guston. NichtSoKleineBibliothek 8. Bern: Piet Meyer Verlag, 2013, illus. in color p. 124, illus. no. 44
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, illus. in color fig. 3 and mentioned in text p. 16 (Ingrid Pfeiffer essay) and mentioned in text pp. 16 (English)/17 (German), 76 (English)/77 (German) and 138 (English)/139 (German)
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston. New York: American Academy in Rome; New York Review of Books, 2014, illus. in color Fig. 30 p. 84 (unpaginated). Also mentioned in text pp. 43, 63, 67, 83, and 87.
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston. 1988. Reprint, Munich: Sieveking Verlag; Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2016, illus. no. 11, illus. in color p. 25
Gieskes, Mette. "I is an Other: Philip Guston's Imagined Incarnations of God and Klansmen." In Example or Alter Ego? Aspects of the Portrait Historie in Western Art from Antiquity to the Present. Edited by Volker Manuth, Rudie van Leeuwen, and Jos Koldeweij. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016, mentioned in text p. 289, not illus.
Kennedy, Randy. "The American Painter Philip Guston to Be Featured in Venice." The New York Times, January 31, 2017. Online, illus. in color
Sette (Milan). "Damien si sdoppia a Venezia. Chi farà più scandalo in Laguna, l'inglese Hirst, l'americano Guston o i protagonisti della Biennale?" March 17, 2017, illus.
Tantucci, Enrico. "Verso La Biennale: Venezia capitale per gli artisti di tutto il mondo." Il Mattino (Venice), March 28, 2017, illus. in color
Pastega, Giovanna. "Hirst porta a Venezia 250 capolavori salvati dal naufragio." Il Piccolo (Rome), April 3, 2017, pp. 26–27, illus. in color
Caravan & Camper. "Philip Guston and the Poets." May 2017, p. 130, illus. in color
Art Bahrain (Manama). "Philip Guston and the Poets." Spring 2017, illus. in color
Art e Dossier (Florence). "Altre Mostre a Venezia." May 2017, pp. 20-21, illus. in color
Wrathall, Claire. "Philip Guston: Poetic Justice." Christie's Magazine, May 5, 2017, illus. in color
Di Martino, Enzo. "Sorprendente Guston all'Accademia." Il Gazzettino (Rome), May 9, 2017, mentioned in text, not illus.
Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena. "Philip Guston Holds His Own Next to the Venetian Masters at the Gallerie dell'Accademia." artnet News, May 12, 2017. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Wullschläger, Jackie. "Star-spangled biennale: Americans shine in Venice." Financial Times (London), May 12, 2017, section Visual Arts, mentioned in text, not illus.
"Philip Guston and the Poets at Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia, May 10–September 3, 2017." Arts Summary. Blog. May 13, 2017. Online, illus. in color
Art It. "Philip Guston and the Poets @ Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia." May 25, 2017. Online, illus. in color
Vallora, Marco. "Il mondo illusorio e sboccato del poetico Guston." La Stampa (Turin), May 27, 2017, illus. in color
Nastro, Santa and Marco Enrico Giacomelli. "Philip Guston Un Grande Artista a Venezia." Artribune (Rome), June 2017, pp. 56–58, illus. in color p. 58
Forlani, Maria Paola. "Philip Guston and the Poets: Le Gallerie dell'Accademia di Venezia presentano il lavoro del grande artista americano." estense.com, June 14, 2017, illus. in color
De Santis, Silvia. "10 cose da non perdere del Fuori Biennale di Venezia (secondo Luca Massimo Barbero)." Huffington Post, June 26, 2017, International edition. Online, illus. in color as part of slideshow attached to article
Daydé, Emmanuel. "Philip Guston: Affreux, Sale et Géant." Art Absolument (Paris), July 2017, pp. 58–61, illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 60
Stremmel, Kerstin. "Seine Radikalität war schuld." Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Zurich), July 7, 2017, illus. in color as part of a slideshow
Gamberetta Rossa. "Philip Guston and the Poets Alle Gallerie Dell'Accademia di Venezia." Blog. July 20, 2017. Online, illus. in color
Sooke, Alastair. "'My father saw family as an iInterference.'" Daily Telegraph (London), July 29, 2017, pp. 14–15, illus. in color p. 14
Sooke, Alastair. "Philip Guston's daughter on growing up with a giant of American art." Telegraph (London), July 30, 2017, section Culture, Art, Artists, detail illus. in color
Pappalardo, Dario. "Il ribelle Philip Guston." La Repubblica, August 13, 2017, section Robinson, illus. and mentioned in text
Pietroni, Barbara. "Le ispirazioni poetiche di Philip Guston: A Venezia una mostra sul grande artista americano." Amica (Milan), August 29, 2017. Online, illus. in color
Corrieri, Giovanni. "Philip Guston and the Poets." L'Araldo abruzzese (Teramo), September 17, 2017, illus.
Arn, Jackson. "Why AbEx Painter Philip Guston's Return to Figuration Enraged the Art World." Artsy, October 10, 2018. Online, illus. in color
Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong Issue no. 1: Philip Guston. Exh. guide. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2018, illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 8
Laster, Paul. "Philip Guston: A Life Lived Through Art." Art & Object (Chapel Hill), July 21, 2020. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Selvin, Claire. "Figuration to Abstraction and Back Again: How Philip Guston Shaped 20th-Century Painting." ARTnews, July 22, 2020. Online, illus. in color
Rea, Naomi. "Philip Guston's Market Has Never Reached the Heights of His Ab-Ex Contemporaries. But This Year's Controversy May Change That." artnet News, December 22, 2020. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, illus. in color Plate 1 p. 13 and mentioned in text pp. 9-10 and 223
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 2 illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 15
Tallman, Susan. "Philip Guston's Discomfort Zone: How is it that the artist, dead these forty years, is still pushing our buttons?" New York Review of Books, January 14, 2021, mentioned in text p. 13, not illus.
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color p. 8 and mentioned in text p. 7
Einspruch, Franklin. "Visual Arts Commentary: Philip Guston and the Impossibility of Art Criticism." Arts Fuse (Boston), May 3, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Hoffman, A.R. "Guston: A Genius Beyond Controversy." New York Sun, May 7, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.