Catalogue Raisonné

P78.028

Tomb, 1978
Oil on canvas
78⅛ x 73¾ in.
198.4 x 187.3 cm
Signed front lower right: P.G.; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/ "TOMB" (underlined) 1978/ 78 1/2 x 74 (underlined)/ OIL ON CANVAS
Provenance
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Acquired through the A. Conger Goodyear and Elizabeth Bliss Parkinson Funds and gift of the artist
Exhibitions
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "A Tribute to Philip Guston: Paintings and Drawings from 1950 to 1980", October 11, 1980 - November 12, 1980 
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", June 24, 1981 - September 13, 1981 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Reinstallation of the Collection", November 19, 1981 - January 03, 1982
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1969 - 1980", October 13, 1982 - December 12, 1982  Travelled to:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Some Recent Acquisitions: Painting and Sculpture Part I", July 13, 1983 - September 27, 1983
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", May 17, 1984 - October 10, 1984
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", December 18, 1984 - December 19, 1984
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", March 13, 1985 - April 1987?
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Reinstallation of the Painting and Sculpture Collection", April 25, 1987 - December 01, 1987
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Works from the Collection", May 28, 1992 - July 26, 1992 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", February 16, 1996 - March 13, 1996
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", March 15, 1996 - May 22, 1996
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", June 19, 1996 - June 27, 1996
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", September 30, 1996 - October 22, 1996
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", June 03, 1997 - September 12, 1997
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "To Be Looked At: Painting and Sculpture from the Museum of Modern Art, New York", June 29, 2002 - September 06, 2004
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX, "The Heroic Century: The Museum of Modern Art Masterpieces, 200 Paintings and Sculptures", September 21, 2003 - January 04, 2004 Travelled to:
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France, "Being Modern: MoMA in Paris", October 11, 2017 - March 05, 2018
Bibliography
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Ashton, Dore. "Philip Guston: Different Subjects." Flash Art, December 1981–January 1982, pp. 20–25, illus. in color on cover
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, cat. no. 32, illus. in color p. 43 (unpaginated)
Larson, Kay. "MoMA Unveils Its Treasures." New York, May 14, 1984, pp. 34–49, mentioned in text p. 48, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in color no. 97 p. 92
Zaller, Robert. "Philip Guston and the Crisis of the Image." Critical Inquiry 14, no. 1 (1987): pp. 69–94, mentioned in text p. 92, not illus.
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, mentioned in text p. 223, not illus.
Philip Guston in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Exh. cat. Essay by Robert Storr. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1992, illus. in color p. 25 and discussed pp. 20 and 23
Kovner, Abba. Scrolls of Testimony. Jerusalem: Bialik Institute, 1993, illus. in b&w p. 87
Ablow, Joseph. "Ordered Terror: The Art of Philip Guston." Bostonia Magazine, Fall 1994, pp. 21–26, illus. in color p. 24
McShine, Kynaston and Anne Umland, eds. To Be Looked At: Painting and Sculpture from the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Exh. cat. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2002, illus. in color p. 117
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 192, not illus.
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Feld, Ross. Erinnerungen an Philip Guston Mit dem Briefwechsel zwischen Feld und Guston. Kippenheim-Schmieheim: Verlag Kurt Liebig, 2003, illus. in color p. 65
Feld, Ross. Guston in Time: Remembering Philip Guston. New York: Counterpoint, 2003, mentioned in text p. 59, not illus.
Das Moma in Berlin. Meisterwerke aus dem Museum for Modern Art, New York. Exh. cat. Essays by Alfred H. Barr Jr., John Elderfield, Albert Elsen, Lucy Lippard, Robert Rosenblum, William Rubin, John Russell, Robert Storr, and James Thrall Soby. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2004, illus. in color p. 246
Bucklow, Christopher. What Is in the Dwat: The Universe of Guston's Final Decade. Grasmere, England: Wordsworth Trust, 2007, Plate 42, illus. in color p. 189 and mentioned in text pp. 58 and 84
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011, illus. in b&w p. 311, mentioned in text p. 310
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Burnett, Craig. Philip Guston: The Studio. London: Afterall Books, 2014, illus. in color plate 14 (unpaginated) and mentioned in text pp. 67-68
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston. 1988. Reprint, Munich: Sieveking Verlag; Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2016, illus. no. 111, illus. in color p. 301
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 242 illus. in color p. 221 and mentioned in text pp. 154 and 221
Guston, Philip. I Paint What I Want To See. Penguin Classics, 2022, mentioned in text p. 250, not illus.