Catalogue Raisonné

P77.021

Opened Box, 1977
Oil on canvas
67¼ x 110¼ in.
170.8 x 280.0 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston  
Provenance
Collection of the Akron Art Museum, Purchased, by exchange, with funds raised by the Masked Ball 1955-1963
Exhibitions
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston: Recent Paintings", May 21, 1980 - June 21, 1980 
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "Permanent Collection Gallery", February 24, 1988 - November 13, 1988
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "Focus on the Collection: A 70th Anniversary Celebration", November 03, 1991 - January 05, 1992
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "Works by Philip Guston", June 25, 1994 - October 16, 1994 
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "Akron's Own Rings: Five Passions in World Art, June 22, 1996 - August 11, 1996
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "A 75th Anniversary Celebration of the Collection", November 15, 1997 - January 11, 1998
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "Selections from the Permanent Collection", February 7, 1998 - November 2, 1999, March 6, 1999 - May 30, 1999
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, "(show in McDowell Gallery)", February 10, 2001 - September 10, 2001
Bibliography
Tannenbaum, Barbara, Mitchell Kahan, and Jeffrey Grove. Akron Art Museum: Art Since 1850, An Introduction to the Collection. Akron: Akron Art Museum, 2001, illus. in color p. 191 and mentioned in text p. 190
Shinn, Dorothy. "Museum to unpack meaning of 'Opened Box.'" Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, OH), section Pulse, May 23, 2019, p. T11, mentioned in text, not illus.
Berggruen Gallery, 50 Years: 1970–2020. San Francisco: Berggruen Gallery, 2020, illus. in color p. 129