Catalogue Raisonné

P69.122

Edge of Town, 1969
Oil on canvas
77 x 110¼ in.
195.6 x 280.0 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Edward R. Broida
Edward R. Broida
Exhibitions
Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston Recent Paintings", October 17, 1970 - November 07, 1970 
Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA, "New Paintings, Philip Guston", November 14, 1970 - December 13, 1970 
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, "Philip Guston: Recent Work", July 31, 1971 - October 03, 1971 
Palazzo dell'Accademia, Genoa, Italy, "Immagine per la Citta", April 08, 1972 - June 11, 1972
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1969 - 1980", October 13, 1982 - December 12, 1982  Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Lingotto Exhibition Spaces, Turin, Italy, "Arte Americana 1930-1970", January 11, 1992 - March 31, 1992
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, "Selections from the Edward R. Broida Collection", July 22, 2001 - September 16, 2001
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection", May 03, 2006 - July 10, 2006
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "[Unknown Title]", Summer 2008
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Abstract Expressionist New York: The Big Picture", October 03, 2010 - April 25, 2011 Travelled to:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "The Long Run", November 11, 2017 - November 04, 2018
Bibliography
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Alloway, Lawrence. "Art." Nation, November 30, 1970, p. 574, mentioned in text, not illus.
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Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: Marlborough Gallery, 1970, cat. no. 8, illus. in b&w p. 18
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Philip Guston: Recent Work. Exh. brochure. La Jolla: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, 1971, cat. no. 8, not illus.
Bruno, Gianfranco, Palazzo dell'Accademia, and Palazzo Reale (Genova). Immagine Per La Città. Exh. cat. Genova: Palazzo dell'Accademia, 1972, cat. no. 72 of "La violenza" section, illus. in b&w p. 237, listed as "Limite della citta"
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Rand, Archie. "The Victory of the Futile." Arts Magazine, November 1988, pp. 62-66, illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 65
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Kutner, Janet. "Bold Strokes: Modern of Fort Worth Provides Grand Setting for Philip Guston's Daring Canvases." Dallas Morning News, March 30, 2003, section Arts Sunday, pp. 1C, 3C, illus. in color p. 1C as part of an installation photo
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Burgess, Andy. "'Tired of all that Purity': The Art of Philip Guston." Jewish Quarterly, Winter 2003/4, illus. in color p. 38
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Zaller, Robert. "The Abandoned Studio: Philip Guston's Gnostic Testament." Boulevard 20, no. 2-3 (2005): pp. 100–18, mentioned in text pp. 104 & 107, not illus.
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Puleo, Matilde. "Imbarazzo o censura? Le immagini del Klan dipinte da Philip Guston diventano una mostra posticipata." MicroMega (Rome), October 19, 2020. Online, detail illus. in color
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Fessy, Emmanuel. "Des musées saisis d'effroi." Le Journal des Arts (Paris), October 31, 2020. Online, illus. in color
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, illus. in color
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