Catalogue Raisonné

P36.001

Physical Growth of Man (City of Hope mural), 1935-1936
Fresco
Dimensions unknown
Signed and dated right corner: AUGUST-1935/ PHILLIP GOLDSTEIN/ REUBEN KADISH/ JULY-1936
Provenance
City of Hope
Exhibitions
Bibliography
Los Angeles Times. "Relief Project Art Goes to Schools and Institutions." May 10, 1936, mentioned in text, not illus.
Millier, Arthur. "West Sees New Art Exhibitions, Murals." Los Angeles Times, August 2, 1936, mentioned in text, not illus.
O'Connor, Francis V., ed. "Philip Guston and Political Humanism." In Arts and Architecture in the Service of Politics, edited by Henry A. Milton and Linda Nochlin. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1978, Fig. 1 illus. in b&w p. 346 and mentioned in text p. 344
Art Inc., American Paintings from Corporate Collections. Exh. cat. Montgomery: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1979, mentioned in text p. 176, not illus.
Greene, Alison de Lima. "The Artist as Performer: Philip Guston's Early Work." Arts Magazine, November 1988, pp. 55–61, illus. in b&w no. 2 and mentioned in text p. 56
American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913–1993. Exh. cat. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1993, illus. in b&w Fig. 8 and mentioned in text p. 66 (Frances V. O'Connor essay), listed as "The Cycle of the Artist's Life"
Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995, mentioned in text p. 397, not illus.
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Art; The Shock of the Old; a Fading Mural Is Revealed as a Philip Guston, and with Careful Work, Regains Its Former Brilliance." Los Angeles Times, June 7, 1998, section Calendar, pp. 3, 90, 92, illus. in b&w p. 3
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, mentioned in text p. E18, not illus.
Boime, Al. "Breaking Open the Wall: The Morelia Mural of Guston, Kadish and Langsner." Burlington Magazine, July 2008, mentioned in text p. 454, not illus.
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, mentioned in text p. 138 (English)/139 (German), not illus.
Bauer, Cat. "Fabulous! Philip Guston & the Poets at Accademia in Venice - To Ernest, with Love." Venetian Cat. Blog. May 8, 2017, illus. in color
Timberg, Scott. "Pain and Resilience: Philip Guston at the Crossroads." Los Angeles Review of Books blog, September 21, 2019. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Stromberg, Matt. "Learn More About Philip Guston's Only Surviving Mural in California." Hyperallergic, November 26, 2019. Online, detail illus. in color
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, details illus. in color p. 284
Note
Created by Philip Guston and Reuben Kadish. It has sometimes been referred to as History of Medicine.