Catalogue Raisonné

P50.001

Red Painting, 1950
Oil on canvas
34⅛ x 62¼ in.
86.7 x 158.1 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Bequest of the artist
Exhibitions
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America", January 23, 1951 - March 25, 1951
Peridot Gallery, New York, NY, "Paintings 1948-1951 by Philip Guston", January 02, 1952 - January 26, 1952 
Signa Gallery, East Hampton, NY, "The Artists' Vision: 1948-1958", May 30, 1958 - July 19, 1958
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, "New York School The First Generation Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s", June 18, 1965 - August 01, 1965
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX, "Six Painters: Mondrian, Guston, Kline, De Kooning, Pollock, Rothko", February 23, 1967 - April 02, 1967
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "The New American Painting and Sculpture: The First Generation from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art including promised gifts", June 18, 1969 - October 05, 1969
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Reinstallation of the Painting & Sculpture Collection", November 21, 1985 - March 27, 1986
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Selections from the Permanent Collection, Painting and Sculpture", October 25, 1989 - February 21, 1990
East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, East Hampton, NY, "East Hampton Avant-Garde: A Salute to the Signa Gallery 1957-1960", August 12, 1990 - September 23, 1990
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Works from the Collection", May 28, 1992 - July 26, 1992 
McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Paintings from the Fifties", April 22, 1995 - June 03, 1995 
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA, "Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties", January 25, 1997 - March 16, 1997  Travelled to:
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, "Philip Guston: Gemälde 1947 - 1979", September 02, 1999 - November 01, 1999  Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, "Fast Forward: Modern Moments 1913>>2013", October 13, 2012 - January 20, 2013
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022 
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