Catalogue Raisonné


Room, 1976
Oil on canvas
80 x 100 in.
203.2 x 254.0 cm
Signed front lower center: Philip Guston
National Gallery of Canada, Purchased 1999
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1976", Part I: March 18-April 8, 1977, Part II; April 9 - April 30, 1977 
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany, "Picasso, Guston, Miro, de Kooning: In vollkommener Freiheit, Painting for themselves: Late Works", October 20, 1996 - February 07, 1997
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, "Philip Guston: Gemälde 1947 - 1979", September 02, 1999 - November 01, 1999  Travelled to:
Kramer, Hilton. "Art: New Works by Philip Guston." The New York Times, March 25, 1977, p. C18, illus. in b&w, listed as "The Room"
Philip Guston: Paintings 1976. Exh. cat. New York: David McKee Gallery, 1977, cat. no. 2, illus. in b&w (unpaginated), listed as "The Room"
Smith, Roberta. "The New Gustons." Art in America, January–February 1978, pp. 100–5, illus. in color p. 103 (incorrectly labeled "Procession, 1976, 80 by 124 inches")
Brandenburg, John. "Seeing Guston's Art Requires a 'Leap' to Dallas." Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), December 24, 1989, section Travel & Entertainment, p. 4, mentioned in text, not illus.
Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura. Exh. cat. Essays by Mark Rosenthal, Robert Storr, Carrie Rickey, Francisco Calvo Serraller, and Dore Ashton. Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos, Centro Nacional de Exposiciones, 1989, cat. no. 49, illus. in color p. 125
Bode, Ursula. "Alte Manner Sind gefahrlich: Das Spatwerk von Guston, de Kooning, Miro und Picasso in Bremen." Die Zeit (Hamburg), December 19, 1996, illus.
Picasso, Guston, Miro, de Kooning: In vollkommener Freiheit. Exh. cat. Bremen: Neues Museum Weserberg Bremen, 1996, cat. no. 6, illus. in color p. 110 and mentioned in text pp. 84, 86
Schreier, Christoph, Michael Auping, and Martin Hentschel. Philip Guston: Gemalde 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1999, unnumbered catalog, illus. in color p. 109
Nemiroff, Diana. "The Painter's Quest." Vernissage, Spring 2000, pp. 18–19, illus. in color p. 18 and described p. 19
Milroy, Sarah. "I Was Feeling Split, Schizophrenic." National Post, May 17, 2000, pp. B6–B7, illus. in color
Halkes, Petra. "Figuring Out Abstraction." Border Crossings, August 2000, pp. 75–77, illus. in color p. 75
Breerette, Geneviève. "Au Centre Georges-Pompidou, Philip Guston le désenchanté." Le Monde (Paris), September 15, 2000, section Culture, p. 35, mentioned in text, not illus.
National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography: Annual Report 1999–2000, 2000, pp. 22–23, illus. in color p. 22, described p. 23
Ottinger, Didier, and Philip Roth. Philip Guston: Peintures 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 2000, illus. in color p. 72
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, illus. in color p. 109
Franklin, David, ed. Treasures of the National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003, illus. in color p. 191, described p. 190
Burlington Magazine. "Recent Acquisitions at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1998–2006: Supplement Source." October 2006, illus. in color p. 729 fig. XX
Bucklow, Christopher. What Is in the Dwat: The Universe of Guston's Final Decade. Grasmere, England: Wordsworth Trust, 2007, Plate 29, illus. in color p. 183 and mentioned in text p. 29
Vie des Arts. "Musée des Beaux-Arts du Canada, Quelque Recentes Acquisitions." Spring 2009, illus. in color p. 63, fig. 4
Rosen, Aaron. "Chapter 2: Philip Guston: Recasting the Past, or How to Make a Golem." In Imagining Jewish Art: Encounters with the Masters in Chagall, Guston, and Kitaj. Oxford: Legenda, 2009, p. 75, note 95
Thomas, Elly. Play and the Artist's Creative Process. New York: Routledge, 2019, mentioned in text p. 145 as being from 1977, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 204 illus. in color p. 192, illus. in color p. 329 as part of an installation photo and mentioned in text p. 190