Catalogue Raisonné

P72.043

The Road, 1972
Oil on canvas
51¼ x 118¾ in.
130.2 x 301.6 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Bequest of Musa Guston
Exhibitions
Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston: New Paintings", March 15, 1974 - April 14, 1974 
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", November 15, 1974 - December 18, 1974 
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, "The Moderns: Twentieth Century Art from the Permanent Collection", August 06, 1993 - March 13, 1994
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, "Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art", July 07, 1995 - September 02, 1995
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, "Back to the Future: Re-Viewing the Twentieth Century", July 21, 2006 - April 22, 2007
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, "Painting Air: Spencer Finch", February 24, 2012 - July 29, 2012
Bibliography
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: David McKee Gallery, 1974, cat. no. 13, not illus.
Philip Guston New Paintings. Exh. cat. Boston: Boston University, 1974, cat. no. 5, illus. in b&w unnumbered page
Coolidge, Clark. "Clark Coolidge Class 1." Naropa Institute Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Boulder, July 1, 1980, Audio recording, mentioned and read poem inspired by it
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, illus. in b&w p. 54
"Portfolio and Documents: Philip Guston." TO: A Journal of Poetry, Prose & the Visual Arts 2, no. 3–4 (1994): pp. 159–206, illus. in b&w p. 165
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, illus. in color fig. 2 p. 126 ("Philip Guston Talking: A Lecture at the University of Minnesota") and mentioned in text p. 126 (English)/129 (German)
Mayer, Musa. Resilience: Philip Guston in 1971. Exh. cat. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth Publishers, 2019, illus. in color pp. 164-165
Thomas, Elly. Play and the Artist's Creative Process. New York: Routledge, 2019, mentioned in text p. 147, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, illus. in color p. 324 as part of an installation photo
Coolidge, Clark. 16 Poems for Philip Guston. Portland: Container Corps, 2021, illus. in color opposite p. 5