Catalogue Raisonné

P59.032

Painter, 1959
Oil on canvas
65 x 69 in.
165.1 x 175.3 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON/ "PAINTER" (underlined) 1959/ "65x69"
Provenance
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Purchase with Funds from the National Endowment for the Arts
Collection Mr. and Mrs. J. Daniel Weitzman, New York
Exhibitions
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY, "29 Recent Paintings by Philip Guston", December 28, 1959 - January 23, 1960 
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:
Tate Gallery, London, England, "Painting & Sculpture of a Decade: 54-64", April 22, 1964 - June 28, 1964
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, "American Works--Past and Present", November 08, 1974 - March 30, 1975
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY, "Philip Guston: Painter", April 26, 2016 - July 30, 2016 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022 
Bibliography
Canaday, John. "Art: Stylistic Poles Apart: Philip Guston, Abstractionist, and Jack Levine, Satirist, Have Shows Here." The New York Times, December 30, 1959, p. 44, mentioned in text, not illus., listed as "Painter"
29 Recent Paintings by Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: Sidney Janis Gallery, 1959, cat. no. 8, illus. in b&w (no page #), listed as "Painter"
Kingston Daily Freeman. "Guston Exhibit Draws Acclaim at Janis Gallery." January 11, 1960, p. 14, mentioned in text, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. "Art." Arts & Architecture, March 1960, pp. 10–11, mentioned in text p. 11, not illus., listed as "Painter"
XXX Biennale Internazionale D'Arte. Exh. cat. Venice: Biennale de Venice, 1960, cat. no. 11, illus. in b&w plate 200 (unpaginated), listed as "Il Pittore". Also mentioned in text p. 311
Quattro Artisti Americani: Guston, Hofmann, Kline, Roszak, XXX Biennale Venezia. Exh. cat. Washington, D.C.: Baltimore Museum of Art, 1960, cat. no. 11, not illus., shown as "The Painter", Sidney Janis Gallery New York City
Berkson, Bill. "Art Chronicle." Kulchur, Autumn 1962, pp. 30–40, mentioned in text p. 37 as "Painter I", not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 72 color plate p. 97, Collection Mr. and Mrs. J. Daniel Weitzman, New York. Mentioned in text p. 33, Listed as "Painter I"
Mullins, Edwin. "Beneath the Paint." Sunday Telegraph, January 20, 1963, mentioned in text, not illus.
Lynton, Norbert. "London Letter." Art International, February 25, 1963, pp. 68–71, illus. in b&w p. 70, listed as "Painter I"
Painting and Sculpture of a Decade: 54–64. Exh. cat. London: Tate Gallery, 1964, cat. no. 171, illus p. 153
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. 19, not illus. Listed as "Painter I"
O'Hara, Frank. "Growth and Guston." In Art Chronicles 1954–1966. New York: George Braziller, 1975, mentioned in text p. 141, not illus., listed as "Painter, 1"
Chambers, Bruce W. American Paintings in the High Museum of Art—A Bicentennial Catalogue. Atlanta: High Museum of Art, 1975, illus. in color (unknown p. #), described p. 100, listed as "The Painter, I"
Smith, Roberta. "The New Gustons." Art in America, January–February 1978, pp. 100–5, mentioned in text p. 102, not illus., listed as "Painter I"
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Rickey, Carrie. "Gust, Gusto, Guston." Artforum, October 1980, pp. 32–39, illus. in color p. 34
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, cat. no. 35, illus. in color plate 31 p. 75
Purviance, Nina. "Philip Guston in the Fifties: The Power of Suggestion." Arts Magazine, September 1985, pp. 94–97, Fig. 10 illus. in b&w p. 96 and mentioned in text p. 97
Ablow, Joseph. "Philip Guston: The Last Paintings." Bostonia Magazine April/May 1986: pp. 14–19, mentioned in text p. 16, not illus.
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in b&w no. 33 p. 38 and mentioned in text p. 35
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Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, illus. in color no. 48 (following p. 146)
Fernandez, Horacio. "El Último Perplejo." El Europeo, March 1989, illus. in color p. 74
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., listed as "The Painter"
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. 20, illus. in color p. 63, listed as "The Painter"
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in b&w p. 116
Kingsley, April. The Turning Point: The Abstract Expressionists and the Transformation of American Art. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992, mentioned in text p. 330, not illus.
Silver, Larry. Art in History. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1993, illus. in b&w fig. 10.42 and mentioned in text p. 464
Unger, Miles. "Philip Guston: Wrestling with the Past." Art New England, December 1994–January 1995, pp. 32–34, 71, mentioned in text p. 34 as "Painter I," not illus.
Corbett, William. Philip Guston's Late Work: A Memoir. Boston: Zoland Books, 1994, mentioned in text p. 25, not illus.
Kimmelman, Michael. "Anxious Liberator of an Era's Demons." The New York Times, October 31, 2003, section Weekend, pp. E37, E39, mentioned in text p. E39 as "The Painter," not illus.
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 48, unpaginated, listed as "The Painter". Also mentioned in text p. 49, referred to as "The Painter"
Guggenheim Collection: 1940s to Now. Exh. cat. Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 2007, mentioned in text p. 163, not illus.
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NY Arts. "Philip Guston: Painter, 1957–1967 @ Hauser & Wirth New York."  April 13, 2016, mentioned in text, not illus.
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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 49 p. 70 and mentioned in text pp. x, 45, 127 and 196
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Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color p. 41 and mentioned in text p. 40