Catalogue Raisonné

P40.007

Work and Play (Queensbridge Housing Project Mural), 1940
Casein-glyptol tempera on gesso
480 x 69 in.
1219.2 x 175.3 cm
Provenance
Queensbridge Community Center of the Queensbridge Houses
Exhibitions
Queensbridge Community Center , Long Island City, NY, "'Work and Play' mural by Philip Guston", March 18, 1941 
Bibliography
New York Herald Tribune. "Section of Mural to Be Unveiled at Queens Houses." [c. 1939–1940], detail illus. in b&w
The New York Times. "Art Brevities." March 15, 1940, p. L21, mentioned in text, not illus.
New York Herald Tribune. "Mural Will be Unveiled at Queensbridge Project." March 13, 1941, detail illus. in b&w
The New York Times. "Art Commission Approves Mural." March 16, 1941, b&w photo of mural installed in the lobby and b&w photo of detail of mural
Brooklyn Daily Eagle. "Dedicate WPA Mural Depicting Community Center Activities," March 19, 1941, p. 6, mentioned in text, not illus.
Daily Iowan. "Industry as Symbol of American Democracy." October 9, 1941, p. 4, detail illus. in b&w and cropped on right (person mostly cropped out). Work also misidentified as being a design for the Social Security mural in Washington D.C.
Hinkle, Karl. ''Artist Must Bridge Gap Between Artists and Public: Guston Expresses Sentiment of Today's Young American Painter." Daily Iowan, October 9, 1941, p. 4, mentioned in text, not illus.
Janson, H. W. "'Martial Memory' by Philip Guston and American Painting Today." Bulletin of the City Art Museum of Saint Louis, December 1942, pp. 34–41, Fig. 2 detail illus in b&w p. 40 and mentioned in text pp. 39 and 40, detail titled as "Fighting Boys"
Austin American. "2nd in Series of Exhibitions Opens Tuesday: Thon, Guston and Shulkin Work to Be Presented." July 30, 1944, mentioned in text, not illus.
F[rost], R[osamund]. "Guston: Meaning out of Monumentality." ARTnews, February 1, 1945, p. 24, detail illus. in b&w
Janson, H. W.. Magazine of Art. "Philip Guston." February 1947, pp. 54–58, detail illus. in b&w p. 54
Stokes, Anson Phelps. "God's Place in the School." The New York Times, January 18, 1953, detail illus. in b&w
Sandler, Irving. "Guston: A Long Voyage Home." ARTnews, December 1959, pp. 36–39, 64–65, detail illus. in b&w No. 1, p. 36. Mentioned in text p. 37
Beckh, Erica. "Government Art in the Roosevelt Era: An Appraisal of Federal Art Patronage in the Light of Present Needs." Art Journal, Fall 1960, pp. 2–8, detail illus. in b&w pg. 7, Fig. 7
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, detail illus. in b&w p. 13
Canaday, John. "Their Separate Ways: Jack Levine and Philip Guston." In Embattled Critic: View on Modern Art. New York: Noonday Press, 1962, mentioned in text p. 139, 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, mentioned in text p. 345, not illus.
Art Inc., American Paintings from Corporate Collections. Exh. cat. Montgomery: Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, 1979, mentioned in text p. 176, not illus.
Rickey, Carrie. "Philip Guston 1913–1980: Dreaming with His Eyes Open." Village Voice, June 23, 1980, p. 73, mentioned in text, not illus.
Coolidge, Clark. "Clark Coolidge Class 1." Naropa Institute Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Boulder, July 1, 1980, Audio recording, quick mention
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, Fig. 2 detail illus. in b&w p. 14
Philip Guston: The Late Works. Exh. cat. Melbourne: The National Gallery of Victoria, 1984, mentioned in text p. 60 as part of Chronology, not illus.
Lieberman, Richard K., and Cathy Gross Thompson. "Art Watch." New York, March 30, 1987, includes color reproduction of detail from mural
Greene, Alison de Lima. "The Artist as Performer: Philip Guston's Early Work." Arts Magazine, November 1988, pp. 55–61, mentioned in text p. 56, not illus.
Shapiro, Michael Edward. "Philip Guston: The War Years." Print Collector's Newsletter, September–October 1994, mentioned in text p. 128, not illus.
Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties. Exh. cat. Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1997, detail illus. in b&w p. 3
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, mentioned in text p. 131, not illus.
Philip Guston: Odd Man Out. BBC Four, January 28, 2004. Television, illus. in color and detail in color
Baker, R. C. "Before the Empire Strikes Back." Village Voice, October 6–12, 2004, p. 30, detail illus. in color and mentioned in text
Baskind, Samantha. Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists. London: Greenwood Press, 2007, mentioned in text p. 137, not illus.
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston. New York: American Academy in Rome; New York Review of Books, 2014, mentioned in text p. 41, not illus.
Baker, R. C. "Master Baffler: How Philip Guston Gave Form to Doubt." Village Voice, May 17, 2016, section Visual Arts, mentioned in text, not illus.
Cole, Thomas B. "The Porch Philip Guston." JAMA, July 12, 2016, mentioned in text p. 132, not illus.
Conversations on Artists' Estates & Modern Masters for Art Basel 2019. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2019, detail illus. in color p. 87. Also mentioned in text p. 87
Thomas, Elly. Play and the Artist's Creative Process. New York: Routledge, 2019, mentioned in text p. 59, not illus.
Jacobs, Julia. "The Virus Won't Revive F.D.R.'s Arts Jobs Program. Here's Why." New York Times, April 22, 2020. Online, illus. in b&w photo of Guston working on mural as kids watch
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 7 illus. in b&w pp. 20-21
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, mentioned in text pp. 11, 24, 185 and 225, not illus.
Whyte, Murray. "Guston show gives new entry points--and exits." Boston Globe, May 1, 2022, pp. N1, N2, mentioned in text, not illus.