Catalogue Raisonné

P77.038

The Street, 1977
Oil on canvas
69 x 110¾ in.
175.3 x 281.3 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/ "THE STREET" (underlined) 1977/ OIL ON CANVAS "69 x 110 3/4" (underlined)
Provenance
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Saul Gifts, Gift of George A. Hearn, by exchange, and Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1983
HHK Foundation for Contemporary Art, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Exhibitions
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "1979 Biennial Exhibition", February 06, 1979 - April 01, 1979
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, "Art in Our Time, The H.H.K. Foundation for Contemporary Art Collection", October 09, 1980 - November 30, 1980 Travelled to:
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1969 - 1980", October 13, 1982 - December 12, 1982  Travelled to:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, "Aspects of the City", August 1984
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, "Philip Guston: The Late Works", August 17, 1984 - September 16, 1984  Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, "Street", March 05, 2013 - May 27, 2013
The Met Breuer, New York, NY, "Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980", September 13, 2017 - January 14, 2018
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1979 Biennial Exhibition. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1979, unnumbered catalog, illus. in b&w p. 39
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At the Modern, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. "Acquisitions." Summer 2005, pp. 4–5, mentioned in text p. 4 as "Street I," not illus.
Post-War and Contemporary Art: Evening Sale. New York: Christie's, 2005, illus. in color p. 122
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