Catalogue Raisonné

P57.027

Native's Return, 1957
Oil on canvas
64⅞ x 75⅞ in.
164.8 x 192.7 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Provenance
The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Acquired 1958
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", February 24, 1958 - March 22, 1958 
Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico, "Primera Bienal Interamericana de Pintura Y Grabado" (First Biennial Inter-American Exhibition of Paintings and Prints), June 06, 1958 - August 20, 1958
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, "V Bienal, Estados Unidos, 1959", September 21, 1959 - December 31, 1959
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL, "Paintings from The Phillips Collection", February 07, 1970 - March 01, 1970
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, "Impressionism and the Modern Vision: Master Paintings from the Phillips Collection", July 04, 1981 - November 01, 1981 Travelled to:
IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, NY, "Paintings and Drawing from The Phillips Collection", December 09, 1983 - January 21, 1984
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia, "Old Masters/New Visions: El Greco to Rothko from the Phillips Collection", October 03, 1987 - December 06, 1987 Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, "Philip Guston: Gemälde 1947 - 1979", September 02, 1999 - November 01, 1999  Travelled to:
MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy, "Masterworks of American Art in The Phillips Collection 2010-2013", June 05, 2010 - September 12, 2010 Travelled to:
The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., "Made in the U.S.A.: American Masters from The Phillips Collection, 1850-1970", March 01, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Museum Barberini, Potsdam, Germany, "From Hopper to Rothko: America's Road to Modern Art", June 17, 2017 - October 03, 2017
Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL, "From Homer to Hopper: American Art from The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC", February 1, 2020 - March 14, 2020 (exhibition closed early due to COVID-19)
Bibliography
Goosen, E. C. "The End of Winter in New York." Art International, March–April 1958, pp. 37–39, illus. in b&w pg. 44
Arts. [Article title unknown]. April 1958, illus. in b&w
Ashton, Dore. "Art." Arts & Architecture, May 1958, pp. 5, 28–29, mentioned in text p. 28, not illus.
Primera Bienal Interamericana de Pintura y Grabado. Exh. cat. Mexico City: Instituto Nacional de Bella Artes, Secretaria de Educación Pública, 1958, unnumbered catalog, not illus.
Schiff, Bennett. [Article title unknown]. New York Post, 1958, mentioned in text, not illus.
A V Bienal, Estados Unidos, 1959. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts, 1959, cat. no. 17, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in b&w p. 39 (unpaginated) and discussed p. 56
Hunter, Sam, "Philip Guston," Art International, May 1962, pp. 62–67, mentioned in text p. 67, not illus.
Kozloff, Max. "Art." Nation, May 19, 1962, pp. 453–55, mentioned in text, not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 42, illus. in b&w p. 79
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
Fine Art Reproductions: Old and Modern Masters. Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1971, illus. in color p. 576A
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Zaller, Robert. "Philip Guston and the Crisis of the Image." Critical Inquiry 14, no. 1 (1987): pp. 69–94, mentioned in text p. 79, 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.
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. 15, illus. in color p. 46
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Beckett, Sister Wendy. Sister Wendy's 1000 Masterpieces: Sister Wendy Beckett's Selection of the Greatest Paintings in Western Art. London: Dorling Kindersley, 1999, illus. in color p. 198, titled "The Native's Return"
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. 79, shown in Ottawa
Ottinger, Didier, and Philip Roth. Philip Guston: Peintures 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou, 2000, illus. in color p. 57
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, illus. in color p. 79 and mentioned in text p. 37
Kastein, Albrecht, ed. Philip Guston. Texts by Albrecht Kastein, Jutta Koether, Roberto Ohrt, and Willam Corbett. Exh. cat. Cologne: BQ, 2001, illus. in b&w p. 43
Frank, Susan Behrends, and Eliza E. Rathbone. Master Paintings from the Phillips Collection. Washington D.C.: The Phillips Collection, 2011, illus. in color p. 99
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 p. 130, not illus.
Frank, Susan Behrends. Made in the U.S.A.: American Art from The Phillips Collection. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014, illus. in color p. 216
Westheider, Ortrud, and Michael Philipp, eds. From Hopper to Rothko: America's Road to Modern Art. Exh. cat. Potsdam: Museum Barberini, 2017, cat. no. 53, illus. in color p. 193
Hauser & Wirth Hong Kong Issue no. 1: Philip Guston. Exh. guide. Zurich: Hauser & Wirth, 2018, illus. in color p. 13 and mentioned in text p. 12
Burnett, Craig. "'Philip Guston's life traced that of modern art itself'" Apollo, May 12, 2020. Online, illus. in color and mentioned in text
Schwendener, Martha. "Why Philip Guston Can Still Provoke Such Furor, and Passion." The New York Times, October 2, 2020. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Schwendener, Martha. "Why Philip Guston Still Provokes a Furor." The New York Times, October 3, 2020, p. C5, mentioned in text, not illus.
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 43 p. 64
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 60 illus. in color p. 77 and mentioned in text p. 75
Schwabsky, Barry. "Philip Guston's Peculiar History Lesson." Nation, April 12, 2021. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Heardman, Adam. "Sense and Sensationalism: Is There More to Philip Guston than Controversy?" Elephant (London), April 17, 2022. Online, mentioned in text incorrectly as "Nature's Return", not illus.