Catalogue Raisonné

P76.043

The Painter, 1976
Oil on canvas
74 x 116 in.
188.0 x 294.6 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
Seattle Art Museum, Gift of the Friday Foundation in honor of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis, 2020.14.11
The Friday Foundation, Bellevue, WA
Jane Lang Davis
Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Lang
Exhibitions
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Aspects of the 70s: Mavericks", May 22, 1980 - June 29, 1980
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "The Richard and Jane Lang Collection", February 02, 1984 - April 01, 1984
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany, "American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913-1993", May 08, 1993 - July 25, 1993 Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "SAM at 75: Building at Collection for Seattle", May 05, 2007 - September 09, 2007
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, "Frisson: The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection", October 15, 2021 - November 27, 2022
Bibliography
Aspects of the 70s: Mavericks. Exh. cat. Waltham: Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum, 1980, unnumbered in cat., not illus.
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, illus. in b&w p. 56
The Richard and Jane Lang Collection. Exh. cat. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1984.
, cat. no. 16, pp. 31-32
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, illus. in color no. 51 (following p. 146)
Graham-Dixon, Andrew. "Laughing in the Dark." Independent Magazine, February 23, 1991, pp. 48–52, illus. in color on cover and p. 52
Russell, John. "American Art Through European Eyes." The New York Times, May 30, 1993, pp. H29, 31, illus. in b&w p. 29 and mentioned in text p. 31
Hambling, Maggi. "Maggi Hambling on Philip Guston." Guardian, September 17, 1993, p. 5, illus. in b&w
Hughes, Robert. "The View from Piccadilly: In London, a Survey of Modern American Art is Spotty and Distorted." Time, October 4, 1993, pp. 78–79, illus. in color p. 79
de Barañano, Kosme Maria. Philip Guston: La Raiz del Dibujo. Exh. cat. Bilbao: Sala Rekalde, 1993, illus. in color p. 39 (Kosme de Baranano essay)
American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913–1993. Exh. cat. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1993, cat. no. 227, illus. in color (unpaginated)
Kimmelman, Michael. "A Season for Visionaries, New, Old and Ancient: Brave Enough to Be Himself." The New York Times, September 8, 2002, p. 78, illus. in color
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. 3C
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.
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 103, unpaginated and mentioned in text p. 63 (Andrew Graham-Dixon essay)
Philip Guston: Odd Man Out. BBC Four, January 28, 2004. Television, illus. in color
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011, mentioned in text p. 286, not illus.
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, illus. in color fig. 8 (Ingrid Pfeiffer essay) and mentioned in text pp. 20 (English)/21 and 132 (English)/133 (German)
Sylvester, David. Ein Gespräch mit Philip Guston. NichtSoKleineBibliothek 8. Bern: Piet Meyer Verlag, 2013, illus. in color p. 85, illus. no. 34
Gieskes, Mette. "I is an Other: Philip Guston's Imagined Incarnations of God and Klansmen." In Example or Alter Ego? Aspects of the Portrait Historie in Western Art from Antiquity to the Present. Edited by Volker Manuth, Rudie van Leeuwen, and Jos Koldeweij. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016, mentioned in footnote 3 p. 285, not illus.
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, illus. in color Plate 152 p. 148 and mentioned in text p. x
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 161 illus. in color p. 157
Craighead, Callie. "'Game changers': Seattle Art Museum receives gift of 19 artworks, worth approximately $400 million." Seattle P-I, February 25, 2021. Online, illus. in color and mentioned in text
Finkel, Jori. "A gift of blue-chip Modern art comes to the Seattle Art Museum." Art Newspaper, February 25, 2021. Online, illus. in color as part of an installation photo
Schwabsky, Barry. "Philip Guston's Peculiar History Lesson." Nation, April 12, 2021. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color p. 103 and mentioned in text p. 101
Frisson: The Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis Collection. Exh. cat. Edited by Catharina Manchanda. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 2021, Plate 19 illus. in color p. 171 and in color p. 183 and mentioned in text pp. 22, 35, and 170-175. Also illus. in color Fig. 12 as part of an installation photo in Jane Lang's office
Hoffman, A.R. "Guston: A Genius Beyond Controversy." New York Sun, May 7, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.