Catalogue Raisonné


Evidence, 1970
Oil on canvas
75¼ x 114¼ in.
191.1 x 290.2 cm
Signed front lower center: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/ "EVIDENCE" (underlined). 1970/ OIL . 75 1/4 x 114 1/4
Collection SFMOMA, Gift of the artist
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 
Art and Architecture Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT, "The Yale Art Students' Choice: 76-77", October 25, 1976 - November 26, 1976
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, Philip Guston: New Works in San Francisco, December 21, 1978 - January 21, 1979 
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1969 - 1980", October 13, 1982 - December 12, 1982  Travelled to:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Seven Artists in Depth: The Creative Process", August 07, 1986 - October 05, 1986
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "From Matisse to Diebenkorn: Selections from the Collection of Painting and Sculpture", January 18, 1995 - August 10, 1995
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Art of Four Decades: 1958 - 1998", June 05, 1998 - July 19, 1998
McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Poor Richard by Philip Guston", September 07, 2001 - November 03, 2001  Travelled to:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "75 Years of Looking Forward: Focus on Artists", September 29, 2009 - February 23, 2011
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Focus on Artists: Selections from the Collection", October 22, 2009 - May 23, 2010
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France, "Icônes américaines—Chefs-d’œuvre du SFMOMA et de la collection Fisher" (American Icons: Masterworks from SFMOMA and the Fisher Collection), April 08, 2015 - June 22, 2015 Travelled to:
Berkson, Bill. "The New Gustons." ARTnews, October 1970, pp. 44–47, 85, illus. in b&w p. 44
Preston, Malcolm. "Art: Guston Exhibit at BU Gallery." Boston Herald Traveler, December 1970, mentioned in text, not illus.
Pincus-Witten, Robert. "New York." Artforum, December 1970, pp. 74–75, illus. in b&w p. 74
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: Marlborough Gallery, 1970, cat. no. 17, illus. in color p. 21
Kainen, Jacob. "Philip Guston's Work Goes Deeply Against the Grain of Current Art Practice." Washington Post, May 23, 1971, pp. 36–37, mentioned in text, not illus.
Smith, Roberta. "The New Gustons." Art in America, January–February 1978, pp. 100–5, mentioned in text p. 103, not illus.
Bloomfield, Arthur. "Looking Gift Art in the Mouth." San Francisco Examiner, December 27, 1978, p. 25, mentioned in text, not illus.
Stoffley-Santiago, Mary. "Philip Guston—A Thorough Preview." Artweek, January 13, 1979, pp. 1, 16, illus. in b&w p. 1 and mentioned in text pp. 1 and 16
Butterfield, Jan. "A Very Anxious Fix: Philip Guston." Images & Issues, Summer 1980, pp. 30–35, illus. in b&w p. 31
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.
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, cat. no. 5, illus. in color p. 18 (unpaginated)
Sweet, David. "Philip Guston and Beyond." Artscribe, December 1982, illus. in b&w p. 24
Baker, Kenneth. "Seven for a Swan Song." San Francisco Chronicle Review, August 17, 1986, pp. 12-13, mentioned in text p. 13, not illus.
November Writer-in-Residence William Corbett. Intersection for the Arts. Flyer. October–November, [c. 1993].
Baker, Kenneth. "Shock of the New: Embracing Guston's Late Work at SFMOMA." San Francisco Chronicle, August 10, 2003, section Datebook, pp. 9–10, mentioned in text p. 10, not illus.
Bucklow, Christopher. What Is in the Dwat: The Universe of Guston's Final Decade. Grasmere, England: Wordsworth Trust, 2007, Plate 11, illus. in color p. 174
Baker, Kenneth. "Decoding Philip Guston's later work at SFMOMA." San Francisco Chronicle, February 14, 2010. Online, illus. in color and mentioned in text
Martin, Andrew. "Guston Goes Electric." IDIOM, June 8, 2011. Online, illus. in color
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011, mentioned in text p. 294, not illus.
Slifkin, Robert. Out of Time: Philip Guston and the Refiguration of Postwar American Art. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013, illus. in color plate 6, detail illus. in b&w fig. 11 p. 40
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, illus. in color fig. 5 p. 78 (Harold Falckenberg essay) and mentioned in text p. 76 (English)/79 (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. 41 p. 113 (unpaginated). Also mentioned in text pp. 101 and 111-112
Icônes américaines—Chefs-d'œuvre du SFMOMA et de la collection Fisher. Exh. cat. Paris: Editions de la Reunion des Musées Nationaux, 2015, cat. no. 18, illus. in color p. 71
Burnett, Craig. "Pigment and Epistemology." In Luca Bertolo 2012–2017 La Belle Parole/ The Beautiful Words. Exh. cat. Milan: Mousse, 2017, mentioned in text p. 9, not illus.
Philip Guston: Nixon Drawings 1971 & 1975. Exh. cat. Essays by Musa Mayer and Debra Bricker-Balken. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2017, illus. in color Fig. 6 p. 193
Philip Guston & The Poets. Exh. cat. Essay by Kosme de Barañano. Hauser & Wirth, 2017, illus. in color p. 66
Columbus, Nikki. "Guston Can Wait." n+1, October 27, 2020. Online, illus. in color
Elliott, David. "The Unstoppable Paintings of Philip Guston." Border Crossings, November 2020, pp. 48-55, mentioned in text p. 50, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 122 illus. in color p. 127, illus. in b&w p. 319 as part of an installation photo and mentioned in text pp. 122 and 131
Stanley Whitney: There Will Be Song. Exh. cat. New York: Gagosian, 2023, Fig. 2, illus. in color p. 8