Catalogue Raisonné

P53.001

Zone, 1953
Oil on canvas
46 x 48⅛ in.
116.8 x 122.2 cm
Signed front lower right: P. Guston
Provenance
Private Collection, New York
Auction: Christie's, New York, Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, November 8, 2005, Lot 35
Edward R. Broida
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Heller, New York
Exhibitions
Egan Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston Paintings and Drawings", January 12, 1953 - February 07, 1953 
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Younger American Painters", May 12, 1954 - July 25, 1954
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Recent Paintings Philip Guston", February 06, 1956 - March 03, 1956 
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA, "The 1913 Armory Show in Retrospect", February 17, 1958 - March 17, 1958
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "The Museum and Its Friends, Twentieth-Century American Art from Collections of the Friends of the Whitney Museum", April 30, 1958 - June 15, 1958
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, "The Ben Heller Collection of Paintings of the School of New York", September 22, 1961 - October 22, 1961 Travelled to:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, "New York Painting and Sculpture 1940-1970", October 18, 1969 - February 01, 1970
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "A Tribute to Philip Guston: Paintings and Drawings from 1950 to 1980", October 11, 1980 - November 12, 1980 
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL, "The Edward R. Broida Collection: A Selection of Works", March 12, 1998 - June 21, 1998
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:
Bibliography
"From Younger American Painters, an Exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, May 12–July 31." College Art Journal 13, no. 4 (1954): p. 318, illus. in b&w p. 318, listed as "Painting # 1, 1954"
Younger American Painters: A Selection. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1954, cat. no. 23, illus. in b&w, listed as "Painting #1", 1954
The 1913 Armory Show in Retrospect. Exh. cat. Amherst: Amherst College, 1958, not illus., shown as part of a contemporary artists show
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in color p. 21, plate 3
Alloway, Lawrence. "Book Reviews: Ashton on Guston." Arts Review, July 23–August 12, 1961, pp. 17, 20, mentioned in text p. 17, not illus.
The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Heller. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1961, unnumbered catalog, illus. in b&w p. 28, shown as "Zone", mentioned in text p. 9
Berkson, Bill. "Art Chronicle." Kulchur, Autumn 1962, pp. 30–40, mentioned in text p. 37, not illus.
Berkson, William. "Philip Guston: A New Emphasis: In These Canvases of the Sixties Doubt Itself Becomes a Form That Can Be Read as Natural Law." Arts Magazine, February 1966, pp. 15–18, mentioned in text, not illus., listed as being from 1953-54
Geldzahler, Henry. New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940–1970. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, cat. no. 112 illus. in b&w p. 171
Sandler, Irving. The Triumph of American Painting: A History of Abstract Expressionism. New York: Praeger, 1970, illus. in b&w and mentioned in text p. 264
Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography, February 1971, pp. 10-13, mentioned in text p. 12, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Yes, but... A Critical Study of Philip Guston. New York: Viking, 1976, illus. in b&w p. 107
Coolidge, Clark. "Clark Coolidge Class 1." Naropa Institute Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Boulder, July 1, 1980, Audio recording, mentioned
Kachur, Lewis. "Philip Guston." Arts Magazine, January 1981, p. 9, mentioned in text, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in color no. 28 p. 33
Arnason, H. H. History of Modern Art. 3rd ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986, illus. in b&w fig. 591 p. 394
Zaller, Robert. "Philip Guston and the Crisis of the Image." Critical Inquiry 14, no. 1 (1987): pp. 69–94, illus. in b&w Fig. 4 p. 77, mentioned in text p. 75
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.
Brandenburg, John. "Seeing Guston's Art Requires a 'Leap' to Dallas." Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), December 24, 1989, section Travel & Entertainment, p. 4, mentioned in text, not illus., incorrectly listed as being from mid-1940s
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, cat. no. 10, illus. in color p. 41
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in b&w p. 107
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.
American Visions. "Program 8: 1970–Present." Written and presented by Robert Hughes. BBC, Planet 24 Productions, Time, WNET Channel 13 New York, 1997. Television documentary series.
The Edward R. Broida Collection: A Selection of Works. Exh. cat. Orlando: Orlando Museum of Art, 1998, illus. in color p. 71
Arnason, H. H., and Marla F. Prather. History of Modern Art. 4th ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998, illus. in color fig. 243 p. 455
Haase, Amine. "Die Gewalt der lesbaren Bilder: Spektakulär Deutschland-Premiere des amerikanischen Malers Philip Guston." Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (Cologne), September 2, 1999, mentioned in text, not illus.
Anfam, David. "Bonn, Philip Guston." Burlington Magazine, December 1999, pp. 767-78, mentioned in text p. 767, not illus.
Schreier, Christoph, Michael Auping, and Martin Hentschel. Philip Guston: Gemalde 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1999, unnumbered catalog, illus. in color p. 70
Ottinger, Didier, and Philip Roth. Philip Guston: Peintures 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 2000, illus. in color p. 53
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, illus. in color p. 70 and mentioned in text pp. 11, 12, 17, 37, 49-50
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, illus. in color p. 136
Lawrence, James. "Philip Guston. Fort Worth and New York." Burlington Magazine 145, no. 1207 (2003): pp. 746–48, mentioned in text p. 748, not illus.
USA Today (West Babylon, NY). "Philip Guston: Abstract Expressionism's Provocative Pioneer and Ultimate Critic." November 1, 2003, mentioned in text
Minthorn, David. "Exhibit Honors Acclaimed Guston." Star-Gazette (Elmira, NY), November 2, 2003, mentioned in text, not illus.
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 36, unpaginated (but would be p. 135) and illus. in b&w, Figure 7, p. 43, mentioned in text pp. 42-43 (Michael Auping essay)
Lambirth, Andrew. "Apocalyptic Vision." Spectator (London), January 24, 2004, p. 36, mentioned in text, not illus.
Philip Guston: Odd Man Out. BBC Four, January 28, 2004. Television, illus. in color
Melandri, Lisa, and Michael R. Taylor. Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and Giorgio de Chirico. Exh. cat. Santa Monica: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2006, illus. in b&w Fig. 24 p. 27
Botelho, Manuel. Guston em contexto: até ao regresso da figura. Lisbon: Livros Vendaval, 2007, illus. in b&w p. 95
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Philip Guston Roma. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2010, illus. in color p. 26, Fig. 3 and mentioned in text p. 26 (Peter Benson Miller essay)
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, mentioned in text p. 142 (English)/143 (German), not illus.
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. 11 and 130, listed as being from 1953-54
Storr, Robert. "Philip Guston: Hilarious and Horrifying." New York Review of Books, March 8, 2015. Online, mentioned in text, not illus., listed as being from 1953-54
Wilson, Rachael. "Collocations on the plane: Clark Coolidge and Philip Guston's Poem-Pictures." Textual Practice 32, April 18, 2017, mentioned in text p. 4, not illus.
Arn, Jackson. "Why AbEx Painter Philip Guston's Return to Figuration Enraged the Art World." Artsy, October 10, 2018. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Thomas, Elly. Play and the Artist's Creative Process. New York: Routledge, 2019, mentioned in text p. 67, not illus.
Miller, Peter Benson. Encounters I. Exh. cat. Rome: American Academy in Rome, 2019, mentioned in text p. 6, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 43 illus. in color p. 57 and mentioned in text p. 52