Catalogue Raisonné

P53.002

Attar, 1953
Oil on canvas
48½ x 46 in.
123.2 x 116.8 cm
Signed front lower right: P.G.
Provenance
Private Collection
Collection Gerald Elliott, Chicago
Collection Morton Feldman, New York
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Recent Paintings Philip Guston", February 06, 1956 - March 03, 1956 
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, "IV Bienal do Museu de Arte Moderna, de São Paulo", September 22, 1957 - December 31, 1957
Signa Gallery, East Hampton, NY, "The Artists' Vision: 1948-1958", May 30, 1958 - July 19, 1958
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, "V Bienal, Estados Unidos, 1959", September 21, 1959 - December 31, 1959
US Pavilion at La Biennale di Venezia, Venice , Italy, "Quattro Artisti Americani: Guston, Hofmann, Kline, Roszak, XXX Biennale Venezia", June 18, 1960 - October 16, 1960
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan, "Two Decades of American Painting", October 15, 1966 - November 27, 1966 Travelled to:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, "New York Painting and Sculpture 1940-1970", October 18, 1969 - February 01, 1970
David and Alfred Smart Gallery, Chicago, IL, "Abstract Expressionism: A Tribute to Harold Rosenberg", October 11, 1979 - November 25, 1979
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "The New York School: Four Decades, Museum Collection and Loans", July 01, 1982 - August 29, 1982
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, "75 Gifts for 75 Years", February 05, 2015 - July 26, 2015
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IV Bienal do museu de arte moderna. Exh. cat. São Paulo: Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, 1957, Estados Unidos cat. no. 6, not illus.
The Artists' Vision: 1948–1958. Exh. cat. East Hampton: Signa Gallery, 1958, unnumbered catalog, not illus., Coll. Morton Feldman
A V Bienal, Estados Unidos, 1959. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, 1959, cat. no. 4, not illus. "Collection Mr. and Mrs. Morton Feldman, New York, New York"
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Two Decades of American Painting. Exh. cat. Tokyo: National Museum of Modern Art, 1966, not illus.
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Berkson, Bill. "The New Gustons." ARTnews, October 1970, pp. 44–47, 85, mentioned in text p. 85, not illus.
Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography, February 1971, pp. 10-13, mentioned in text p. 12, not illus.
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Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, cat. no. 23, illus. in color plate 11 p. 57
King, Mary. "The Guston Retrospective: A 'Grim Mirror to Our Time.'" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 1, 1981, section Music, the Arts, p. 5G, mentioned in text, not illus.
Greenwich Time. "Whitney's Guston Exhibit Spans Half-Century Career." June 27, 1981, mentioned in text, not illus.
Perreault, John. "Guston Winds." SoHo Weekly News, July 8, 1981, p. 51, mentioned in text, not illus.
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, illus. in b&w p. 11
Philip Guston: The Late Works. Exh. cat. Melbourne: The National Gallery of Victoria, 1984, mentioned in text p. 12, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in color no. 20 p. 24 and mentioned in text p. 28
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Corbett, William. "Daddy Dearest." Letters, New Criterion, November 1988, p. 78, mentioned in text, not illus.
Serraller, F. Calvo. "Abierta en Madrid una retrospectiva de Guston: En Centro Reina Sofia expone 70 obras del artista que paso del expresionismo abstracto a la figuracion." El País (Madrid), March 2, 1989, mentioned in text, not illus.
Ruiz de Eguino, Iñaki Moreno. "La primera retrospectiva europea de Philip Guston, en Madrid." Diario Vasco (San Sebastián), March 11, 1989, mentioned in text, not illus.
Affinities and Institutions: The Gerald S. Elliot Collection of Contemporary Art. Exh. cat. London: Thames and Hudson; Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1990, mentioned in text p. 13, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in b&w p. 98
Unger, Miles. "Philip Guston: Wrestling with the Past." Art New England, December 1994–January 1995, pp. 32–34, 71, mentioned in text p. 33, not illus.
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Philip Guston & The Poets. Exh. cat. Essay by Kosme de Barañano. Hauser & Wirth, 2017, illus. in color p. 31
Mayer, Musa. Resilience: Philip Guston in 1971. Exh. cat. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth Publishers, 2019, illus. in color p. 24
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Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color p. 36 and mentioned in text p. 35