Catalogue Raisonné

P79.038

East Coker - T.S.E, 1979
Oil on canvas
42 x 48 in.
106.7 x 121.9 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/ "EAST COKER - T.S.E" (underlined)/ OIL - 42 x 48 (underlined)
Provenance
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Musa Guston
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 
Whitechapel Gallery, London, England, "Philip Guston: Paintings 1969 - 1980", October 13, 1982 - December 12, 1982  Travelled to:
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC, "Andrew Wyeth: A Trojan Horse Modernist", March 09, 1984 - April 15, 1984
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, "Philip Guston: The Late Works", August 17, 1984 - September 16, 1984  Travelled to:
Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, "L'Epoque, La Mode, La Morale, La Passion", May 21, 1987 - August 17, 1987
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Works from the Collection", May 28, 1992 - July 26, 1992 
Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy, "Identity and Alterity: Figures of the body 1895 - 1995 'Identita e Alterita: Una Breve Storia de Corpo Umano'", June 11, 1995 - October 15, 1995
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Modern Art despite Modernism", March 16, 2000 - July 26, 2000
Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, Italy, "Philip Guston and the Poets", May 10, 2017 - September 03, 2017 
Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, England, "Journeys with 'The Waste Land'", February 03, 2018 - May 07, 2018
Bibliography
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Kingsley, April. "Philip Guston's Endgame: From Realism to Abstraction and Back, Philip Guston Remains Unique in Twentieth-Century Art." Horizon: The Magazine of the Arts, June 1980, pp. 34–41, mentioned in text p. 36, not illus.
Grant, Daniel. "Are Artists Forced into Repetitiveness?" Artworkers News, December 1980, pp. 1–3, illus. in b&w p. 2 (reproduced sideways)
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Ammann, Jean-Christophe. "De L'Oeuvre Tardive de Philip Guston." Artistes, 1983, pp. 83–85, illus. in b&w p. 85 as part of an installation photo and mentioned in text p. 84
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Andrew Wyeth: A Trojan Horse Modernist. Exh. cat. Greenville: Greenville County Museum of Art, 1984, illus. in color p. 55
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"Portfolio and Documents: Philip Guston." TO: A Journal of Poetry, Prose & the Visual Arts 2, no. 3–4 (1994): pp. 159–206, illus. in b&w p. 194 and mentioned in text of William Corbett essay pp. 193-195
Balken, Debra Bricker, Bill Berkson, Clark Coolidge, William Corbett, and Stanley Kunitz. Philip Guston's Poem-Pictures. Exh. cat. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994, illus. in b&w Fig. 5 p. 32
Corbett, William. Philip Guston's Late Work: A Memoir. Boston: Zoland Books, 1994, mentioned in text p. 104, not illus.
Morris, Daniel. "Necessary Wounds: Public History and Private Myth in Philip Guston's Late Work." Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal 79, no. 1/2 (1996): pp. 95–109, mentioned in text p. 108, not illus.
Picasso, Guston, Miro, de Kooning: In vollkommener Freiheit. Exh. cat. Bremen: Neues Museum Weserberg Bremen, 1996, illus. in b&w p. 103 and mentioned in text p. 102
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Botelho, Manuel. Guston em contexto: até ao regresso da figura. Lisbon: Livros Vendaval, 2007, illus. in b&w p. 8
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Sylvester, David. Ein Gespräch mit Philip Guston. NichtSoKleineBibliothek 8. Bern: Piet Meyer Verlag, 2013, illus. in color p. 138, illus. no. 50
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Note
refers to the poem East Coker, one of T.S. Eliot's 4 Quartets