Catalogue Raisonné

P47.005

The Porch II, 1947
Oil on canvas
62½ x 43⅛ in.
158.8 x 109.5 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Provenance
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, New York, Museum Purchase
Exhibitions
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Philip Guston", November 02, 1947 - December 01, 1947 
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "1947 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting", December 06, 1947 - January 25, 1948
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY, "Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members, Recipients of Academy and Institute Honors and Pictures Purchased from the Childe Hassam Fund", May 22, 1948 - June 30, 1948
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, "Painting in the United States 1948", October 14, 1948 - December 12, 1948
Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY, "Fellowship at Request of the Artist", February 1949
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Work of 20th-Century American Artists", July 03, 1949 - September 06, 1949
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, "Philip Guston", April 10, 1950 - May 12, 1950 
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, "Selections from the Collection of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute", February 1951
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "20th Century American Painting from the Institute Collection", July 01, 1951 - September 23, 1951
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Paintings and Sculpture from the Institute Collection", February 06, 1952 - April 07, 1952
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, "Expressionism in American Painting", May 10, 1952 - June 29, 1952
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, "The Artist's Viewpoint", July 07, 1952 - July 28, 1952
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "20th-Century American Painting from the Institute Collection", August 25, 1952 - August 31, 1952 Travelled to:
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, "Origins and Trends of Contemporary Art", January 11, 1953 - February 15, 1953
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, "Seventh Annual Festival of Contemporary Arts", April 16, 1953 - April 26, 1953
Joe and Emily Lowe Art Center, Syracuse, NY, "Painting and Sculpture from the Collection of the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute", February 09, 1954 - February 28, 1954
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Ten Years of Collecting", October 10, 1954 - October 31, 1954
Atlanta Public Library, Atlanta, GA, "Children of the City", January 11, 1957 - January 25, 1957 Travelled to:
Root Art Center, Clinton, NY, "New Trends in 20th Century American Painting", October 26, 1958 - November 30, 1958
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Art Across America", October 15, 1960 - December 31, 1960
Union College, Schenectady, NY, "New Trends in 20th Century American Painting", March 05, 1961 - March 26, 1961
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "New Directions in American Painting", December 01, 1963 - January 05, 1964
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY, "The Artist's Perception: 1948 - 1984", March 26, 1984 - May 06, 1984
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Figuratively Speaking", April 11, 1985 - July 17, 1985
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL, "Two Hundred Years of American Art: The Munson-Williams Proctor Institute", November 15, 1986 - January 10, 1987 Travelled to:
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA, "Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties", January 25, 1997 - March 16, 1997  Travelled to:
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "20th-Century Paintings from the Permanent Collection", July 28, 1998 - May 03, 1999
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum of Art, Utica, NY, "Fifty Years Ago", February 15, 2000 - May 07, 2000
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA, "Painting in the United States: 1943-1949", June 29, 2008 - October 19, 2008
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022 
Bibliography
1947 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1947, cat. no. 57, not illus., shown as "The Porch #2"
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Bulletin. "Work by Visiting Artists Purchased by the Institute." May 1948,
Devree, Howard. "Reich Art Treasures: Metropolitan Exhibition—Other Events." The New York Times, May 23, 1948, p. 8X, mentioned in text, not illus.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Beckmann, Guston in Carnegie Art Show: Washington U. Teachers Take Part by Invitation—$3200 in Prizes Awarded." October 15, 1948, mentioned in text, not illus., mis-titled as "The Porch"
Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members Recipients of Academy and Institute Honors and Pictures Purchased from the Childe Hassam Fund. Exh. cat. New York: American Academy of Arts and Letters; National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1948, cat. no. 11 of the Guston works, not illus., shown as "The Porch No. 2"
Painting in the United States 1948. Exh. cat. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute, 1948, cat. no. 180, illus. in b&w, plate 14
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Bulletin, February 1949, b&w photo on inside front cover
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: University Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1950, cat. no. 16, illus. in b&w, Loaned by Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute
Expressionism in American Painting. Exh. cat. Buffalo: Albright Art Gallery, 1952, illus. in b&w
Origins and Trends of Contemporary Art. Exh. cat. Denver: Denver Art Museum, 1953.
Sandler, Irving. "Guston: A Long Voyage Home." ARTnews, December 1959, pp. 36–39, 64–65, illus. in b&w no. 2, p. 36, also had detail of work illus. in b&w in article no. 3 on p. 36. Listed as "The Porch, 2". Mentioned in text pp. 38-39
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in b&w p. 32 (unpaginated) and mentioned in text pp. 13-14
Hunter, Sam, "Philip Guston," Art International, May 1962, pp. 62–67, illus. in b&w p. 63, listed as "Porch II" and mentioned in text pp. 63 and 65
O'Hara, Frank. "Growth and Guston." ARTnews, May 1962, pp. 31–33, 51–52, illus. in b&w no. 1 p. 31, listed as "Porch, 2"
Genauer, Emily. "Guston's Switch from Meaning." New York Herald Tribune, May 6, 1962, section 4, Art, p. 7, illus. in b&w p. 7 and mentioned in text, listed as ”Porch II”
Newsweek. "Art: Long Journey." May 7, 1962, p. 94, illus. in b&w
Berkson, Bill. "Art Chronicle." Kulchur, Autumn 1962, pp. 30–40, mentioned in text p. 36, not illus., listed as "Porch II"
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 6, illus. in color p. 49
Russell, John. "The World of Art: Beyond Nature." Sunday Times (London), January 20, 1963, mentioned in text as "Porch II", not illus.
Seldis, Henry J. "Giant Retrospective of Philip Guston's Works." Los Angeles Sunday Times, June 9, 1963, section Calendar, p. C13, illus. in b&w p. 13
Nordland, Gerald. "Review at Mid-Life." Frontier, July 1963, pp. 23–25, mentioned in text p. 23 as a part of the "Porch" series, not illus.
Philip Guston: A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945–1965. Exh. brochure. Waltham: The Poses Institute of Fine Arts, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, 1966, cat. no. 2
Sandler, Irving. The Triumph of American Painting: A History of Abstract Expressionism. New York: Praeger, 1970, illus. in b&w p. 262 and mentioned in text p. 261
Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography, February 1971, pp. 10-13, mentioned in text p. 11, not illus.
O'Hara, Frank. "Growth and Guston." In Art Chronicles 1954–1966. New York: George Braziller, 1975, illus. in b&w p. 135, Fig. 1, listed as "Porch, No. 2". Also mentioned in text p. 135 as "Porch, 2"
Ashton, Dore. Yes, but... A Critical Study of Philip Guston. New York: Viking, 1976, illus. in b&w p. 77 (as "Porch II")
Albright, Thomas. "A Curious Repertoire of the Guston Imagery." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, May 25, 1980, pp. 36–38, mentioned in text p. 36, not illus.
Demoro, Harre W. "SCM Sponsoring S.F. Modern Art Exhibit with More Than Altruism in Mind." San Francisco Business Journal, May 26, 1980, pp. 14–15, illus. pp. 14-15
Fleming, Lee. "Last Expressions: The Corcoran Displays Works by Philip Guston." Washington Calendar Magazine, July 1980, illus. in color p. 51
Albright, Thomas. "Philip Guston: 'It's a Strange Thing to Be Immersed in the Culture of Painting...'" ARTnews, September 1980, pp. 114–16, mentioned in text p. 114, not illus.
Rickey, Carrie. "Gust, Gusto, Guston." Artforum, October 1980, pp. 32–39, mentioned in text p. 37 as "Porch No. 2", not illus.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. "Yearbook 1979–1980." 1980, illus. in b&w p. 9
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, cat. no. 9, illus. in color plate 6 p. 53 listed as "Porch No. 2"
Hanson, Bernard. "Guston's Fine Lines and Gray Areas." Hartford Courant, August 23, 1981, p. G2, mentioned in text as "porch No. 2", not illus.
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, illus. in b&w p. 11 and mentioned in text pp. 10 and 11, listed as "Porch No. 2"
The Artist's Perception 1948/1984. Exh. cat. Poughkeepsie: Vassar College Art Gallery, 1984, cat. no. 10, illus. in b&w unpaginated, listed as "Porch No. 2"
The Tate Gallery 1982–84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions. London: Tate Gallery, 1986, mentioned in text p. 194, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in color no. 14 p. 20 and mentioned in text pp. 19 and 22
Zaller, Robert. "Philip Guston and the Crisis of the Image." Critical Inquiry 14, no. 1 (1987): pp. 69–94, illus. in b&w Fig. 2 p. 74, mentioned in text pp. 71, 73, and footnote 5 p. 73 and footnote 6 p. 73
Greene, Alison de Lima. "The Artist as Performer: Philip Guston's Early Work." Arts Magazine, November 1988, pp. 55–61, illus. in b&w p. 61 no. 16, and mentioned in text pp. 55 and 60
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, illus. in b&w no. 27 (following p. 18)
Dabrowski, Magdalena. The Drawings of Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1988, illus. in b&w Fig. 7 p. 19 and mentioned in text pp. 19 and 36
Brach, Paul. "An Act of Salvation." Art in America, January 1989, pp. 130–35, mentioned in text p. 132, not illus.
Sentis, Mirela. "Los dos Philip Guston: Proxima retrospectiva del artista norteamericano en Madrid y Barcelona." El País (Madrid), February 25, 1989, illus.
Bellido, Ramon Tio. "Philip Guston, Figures Fantomes." Beaux Arts Magazine, March 1989, illus. p. 46
Philip Guston, Opere Su Carta 1933–1980. Exh. cat. Milan: Electa, 1989, illus. in b&w fig. 7, p. 22
Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura. Exh. cat. Essays by Mark Rosenthal, Robert Storr, Carrie Rickey, Francisco Calvo Serraller, and Dore Ashton. Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos, Centro Nacional de Exposiciones, 1989, illus. in b&w p. 19, no. 4 (Robert Storr essay), listed as "Porch II"
Dabrowski, Magdalena. Dibuixos Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Barcelona: Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, 1989, illus. in b&w Fig. 7 p. 31
Abramson, Glenda, ed. The Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture from the Eighteenth Century to the Present. Oxford: Blackwell, 1989, mentioned in text p. 296, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in b&w p. 77
Anfam, David. Abstract Expressionism. London: Thames & Hudson, 1990, illus. in b&w no. 105 p. 140 and mentioned in text pp. 112, 139 and 140
Corbett, William. Philip Guston's Late Work: A Memoir. Boston: Zoland Books, 1994, mentioned in text p. 20 as "Porch No. 2," not illus
Ottinger, Didier. Philip Guston (1913–1980) Oeuvres Sur Papier 1975–1980. Exh. cat. Les Sables d'Olonne: Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix des Sables d'Olonne, France, 1995, illus. in color (no page #), not in exhibition
Patterson, Tom. "Guston's '40s Works Frame His Future." Charlotte Observer, May 18, 1997, section Arts & Entertainment, pp 1F & 4F, illus. in b&w p. 1F and mentioned in text p. 4F
Koppelman, Dorothy. "Philip Guston: The Man, His Life and His Work." Terrain Gallery Online, Aesthetic Realism Foundation, September 1997, illus. in color online
Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties. Exh. cat. Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1997, Paintings cat. no. 12, illus. in color p. 32, listed as titled "Porch No. 2"
Mack, Gerhard. "Philip Guston Künstler." Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst 36, no. 3 (1997): pp. 1–16, mentioned in text p. 7 and p. 10, not illus.
Schreier, Christoph, Michael Auping, and Martin Hentschel. Philip Guston: Gemalde 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1999, illus. in b&w p. 16 (Christoph Schreier essay)
Halkes, Petra. "Figuring Out Abstraction." Border Crossings, August 2000, pp. 75–77, mentioned in text p. 75, not illus. Listed as "Porch II"
Leydier, Richard. "Philip Guston l'heretique/The Heresies of Philip Guston." Art Press, October 2000, pp. 36–41, mentioned in text p. 39, not illus.
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, illus. in b&w p. 16 and mentioned in text pp. 15, 17, 32-33, 39
Sylvester, David. Interviews with American Artists. New Haven: Yale University Press, January 2002, mentioned in biographical notes p. 366, not illus.
Rosales, Guillermo. Mon ange. Arles Cedex: Actes Sud, 2002, illus. in color on front cover
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 134, not illus.
Auping, Michael. "Philip Guston Retrospective." American Art Review, July–August 2003, illus. in color
Knight, Christopher. "The Paint Is the Thing; Through Abstract and Figurative Styles, Philip Guston Emphasized the Material and Ritual Significance of Art." Los Angeles Times, August 23, 2003, Home edition, section Calendar, pp. E1, E18, mentioned in text p. E18, not illus., listed as "Porch No. 2"
Lawrence, James. "Philip Guston. Fort Worth and New York." Burlington Magazine 145, no. 1207 (2003): pp. 746–48, Fig. 84 illus. in color and mentioned in text pp. 747 and 748
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 15, unpaginated (but would be p. 112), listed as "Porch No. 2" and mentioned in text pp. 33-34, 38, 49, brief mention p. 76 (Joseph Rishel essay), referred to as "Porch No. 2"
Anfam, David. The Art of Philip Guston 1913–1980. Brochure. Royal Academy of Arts, 2004, illus. in color
Philip Guston: Odd Man Out. BBC Four, January 28, 2004. Television, illus. in color
Rubinstein, Raphael. "Philip Guston: Some Thoughts." Art in America, March 2004, illus. in color p. 84 and mentioned in text pp. 86 and 88
Hess, Barbara. Abstract Expressionism. Cologne: Taschen, 2005, illus. in color p. 38
Bookbinder, Judith. Boston Modern: Figurative Expressions as Alternative Modernism. Durham: University of New Hampshire Press, 2005, mentioned in text p. 253, not illus.
Bucklow, Christopher. What Is in the Dwat: The Universe of Guston's Final Decade. Grasmere, England: Wordsworth Trust, 2007, detail illus. in color p. 82 and mentioned in text pp. 25, 80 and 85
Baskind, Samantha. Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists. London: Greenwood Press, 2007, mentioned in text p. 137, not illus.
Botelho, Manuel. Guston em contexto: até ao regresso da figura. Lisbon: Livros Vendaval, 2007, illus. in color p. 66
Jones, Barbara L., and Judith Hansen O'Toole. Painting in the United States, 2008. Exh. cat. Greensburg: Westmoreland Museum of American Art, 2008.
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011, mentioned in text pp. 151 and 214 (Porch series), not illus.
Slifkin, Robert. Out of Time: Philip Guston and the Refiguration of Postwar American Art. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013, illus. in b&w fig. 21 p. 49
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston. New York: American Academy in Rome; New York Review of Books, 2014, mentioned in text pp. 89 and 122, not illus.
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston. 1988. Reprint, Munich: Sieveking Verlag; Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2016, illus. no. 32, illus. in color p. 60
Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective. Exh. cat. New Paltz: Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, 2016, Fig. 8, illus. in color p. 115 (Tom Wolf essay)
Miller, Peter Benson. "Painting in the Contact Zone: American Artists in Postwar Rome." Wanted in Rome, January 13, 2018, mentioned in text, not illus.
The Academic Body. Exh. cat. New York and Rome: American Academy in Rome, 2019, illus. in color p. 50, Fig. 13 (Peter Benson Miller essay)
Wolf, Bryan J. "Between the Lines: Philip Guston, the Holocaust, and 'Bad Painting.'" American Art, Spring 2020, pp. 50-85, fig. 17 illus. in color p. 74 and mentioned in text pp. 73-75
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, illus. in color Plate 25 p. 41 and detail illus. in color p. 180 and mentioned in text pp. 29, 43, 188-189, 201 and 228
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 29 illus. in color p. 39, illus. in b&w p. 293 as part of an installation photo, illus. in color p. 336 as part of an installation photo and mentioned in text pp. 36, 37 and 38
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color p. 29 and mentioned in text p. 26
Schwartz, Penny. "After 2-year delay, Philip Guston art exhibit explores his Jewish identity — under cloud of controversy." Jewish Telegraphic Agency, May 11, 2022. Online
, mentioned in text, not illus.
Guston, Philip. I Paint What I Want To See. Penguin Classics, 2022, mentioned in text pp. 82-83, not illus.