Catalogue Raisonné

P46.001

Night Children, 1946
Oil on canvas
35 x 46 in.
88.9 x 116.8 cm
Signed and dated front lower left: Philip Guston/ '46
Provenance
Collection Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Gift of Roy R. Neuberger
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Neuberger, New York
Exhibitions
Institute of Modern Art, Boston, MA, "Twelve Americans", March 08, 1946 - April 07, 1946
National Academy Museum, New York, NY, "Paintings of the Year: Pepsi Cola Company's Third Annual Exhibition", October 01, 1946 - October 31, 1946
Midtown Gallery, New York, NY, "Retrospective Group Show", 1947
Carroll-Knight Gallery, St. Louis, MO, "[Unknown Title]", May 05, 1947 - May 27, 1947
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA, "19th and 20th Century European and American Art...the Opening Exhibition of the new Des Moines Art Center", June 1948 - July 1948
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, "The One Hundred and Forty-Fourth Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture", January 23, 1949 - February 27, 1949
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, "Painting in the United States 1949", October 13, 1949 - December 11, 1949
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, "Philip Guston", April 10, 1950 - May 12, 1950 
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, "Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger", May 24, 1952 - August 10, 1952
Dwight Art Memorial, South Hadley, MA, "Contemporary Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger", October 13, 1953 - November 15, 1953
Atlanta Public Library, Atlanta, GA, "Children of the City", January 11, 1957 - January 25, 1957 Travelled to:
Knoedler & Co., New York, NY, "American Art 1910-1960: Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger", June 08, 1960 - September 09, 1960
McCormick Place, Art Gallery, Chicago, IL, "American Art, 1910-1960", January 05, 1961 - March 01, 1961
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX, "The Roy Neuberger Collection", March 19, 1961 - April 16, 1961
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, "Continuity and Change, 45 American Abstract Painters and Sculptors", April 12, 1962 - May 27, 1962
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, "Contemporary American Painting, Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger", October 21, 1962 - November 18, 1962
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, "Twentieth Century American Paintings from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger", September 25, 1963 - October 27, 1963
Sakowitz, Houston, TX, "Sakowitz Festival of the Arts", October 03, 1965 - October 17, 1965
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, "An American Collection, the Neuberger Collection", May 08, 1968 - June 30, 1968 Travelled to:
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, "The Making of a Museum: 1", May 1974
Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, "Realism and Realities: The Other Side of American Painting, 1940 - 1960", January 17, 1982 - March 26, 1982 Travelled to:
New York State Museum, Albany, NY, "The Educated Eye: Art Collections from State University of New York Campuses", February 06, 1985 - September 02, 1985
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, "Roy R. Neuberger: Patron of the Arts", April 25, 1993 - July 25, 1993
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, "The American Avant-Garde: A Decade of Change, 1936-1946", October 01, 2000 - December 31, 2000
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, "Side by Side: Marvin Lazarus and the Neuberger", January 18, 2004 - June 13, 2004
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY, "Facing Abstraction: Refiguring the Body in the Twentieth Century", January 15, 2006 - July 16, 2006 Travelled to:
Bibliography
Paintings of the Year. Exh. cat. New York: National Academy of Design, 1946, cat. no. 95, illus. in b&w, no pg. #, work for sale for $2,000
Twelve Americans. Exh. cat. Boston: The Institute of Modern Art, 1946, cat. no. 10, not illus., listed as being from 1945-1946
Janson, H. W.. Magazine of Art. "Philip Guston." February 1947, pp. 54–58, illus. in b&w p. 56, listed as being from 1945, mentioned in text p. 58
M.B. "7 St. Louis Artists Included In Show At New Gallery. " St. Louis Star-Times, May 6, 1947, mentioned in text, not illus.
Derrickson, Howard. "Dominant Art Trends of Occident In Modern Show at Carroll-Knight." St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 11, 1947, p. 2H, mentioned in text, not illus.
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Continuity and Change: 45 American Abstract Painters and Sculptors. Exh. cat. Hartford: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 1962, cat. no. 40, not illus., Lent by Mr. and Mrs. Roy R. Neuberger
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H[ughes], R[obert]. "Ku Klux Komix." Time [U.S. Workers' New Power], November 9, 1970, p. 38, mentioned in text, not illus.
Preston, Malcolm. "Art: Guston Exhibit at BU Gallery." Boston Herald Traveler, December 1970, mentioned in text, not illus.
Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography, February 1971, pp. 10-13, mentioned in text p. 11, not illus.
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The American Avant-Garde: A Decade of Change, 1936-1946. Exh. cat. Greenwich: Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 2000, cat. no. 25, fig. 56
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 136, not illus.
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Genocchio, Benjamin. "Ties That Bind: Tracing the Story of Realism and Abstraction." The New York Times, January 22, 2006, illus. in color
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