Catalogue Raisonné

P76.039

Ancient Wall, 1976
Oil on canvas
80 x 93⅝ in.
203.2 x 237.8 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Regents Collections Acquisition Program, 1987
Exhibitions
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Philip Guston, Major Paintings 1975-76", September 29, 1978 - November 02, 1978 
Akron Art Institute, Akron, OH, "Philip Guston", March 08, 1980 - May 04, 1980 
Asher/Faure, Los Angeles, CA, "Paintings by Philip Guston", May 22, 1982 - June 19, 1982 
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., "Recent Acquisitions, 1986-1988", March 15, 1989 - May 14, 1989
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, "Philip Guston: Paintings of the '70s", October 08, 1994 - February 05, 1995 
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, "Shifting Visions: O'Keefe, Guston, Richter", October 10, 1998 - January 24, 1999
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, "Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976", May 04, 2008 - September 21, 2008 Travelled to:
Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, "Philip Guston, 1969-1979", September 09, 2021 - October 30, 2021 
Bibliography
Schulze, Franz. "3 Artists Defy Trend." Chicago Sun-Times, October 15, 1978, p. 6, illus. in b&w
Frueh, Joanna. "Shoes Slogging through Hell: Philip Guston at the Allan Frumkin Gallery." Chicago Reader, October 27, 1978, section 1, Art, pp. 40–41, illus. in b&w p. 40 and described in text p. 41
Philip Guston: Major Paintings 1975–76. Exh. cat. Chicago: Allan Frumkin Gallery, 1978, illus. in color
Herr, Marcianne. "Philip Guston Paintings." Dialogue: The Ohio Arts Journal, March/April 1980, p. 10–11, illus. in b&w p. 10
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Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in color no. 74 p. 75
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Richard, Paul. "The Display of Daring." Washington Post, March 15, 1989, p. B8, illus. p. B9
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DeLong, Lea Rosson. Shifting Visions O'Keeffe Guston Richter. Exh. cat. Des Moines: Des Moines Art Center, 1998, illus. in color p. 47 and mentioned in text pp. 46-49
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Kimmelman, Michael. "Anxious Liberator of an Era's Demons." The New York Times, October 31, 2003, section Weekend, pp. E37, E39, mentioned in text p. E39, not illus.
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Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940-1976. Exh. cat. New York: Jewish Museum, 2008, illus. in color plate 65, p. 116
Barry, Ian, and Anne Ellegood. Amy Sillman: Third Person Singular. Exh. cat. Saratoga Springs: The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 2008, illus. p. 59
Fujimori, Manami. "Philip Guston." Bijutsu Notebook 63, no. 951 (2011): pp. 200–03, illus. in color pg. 200
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Kallir, Jane. "Are we ready for the Philip Guston exhibit at the MFA?", Boston Globe, April 18, 2022, section Opinion. Online, illus. in color as part of an installation photo