Catalogue Raisonné

P64.011

The Light, 1964
Oil on canvas
69 x 78 in.
175.3 x 198.1 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Provenance
Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Museum purchase, The Friends of Art Endowment Fund
Exhibitions
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston, Recent Paintings and Drawings", January 12, 1966 - February 13, 1966 
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston 1961-1965", November 1990 
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, "Founders and Heirs of the New York School", January 25, 1997 - March 16, 1997 Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "110 Years: The Permanent Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth", December 14, 2002 - March 09, 2003
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Permanent Collection exhibition", March 29, 2005 - March 20, 2006
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Permanent Collection exhibition", November 01, 2007 - June 09, 2008
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "The Collection and Then Some", November 07, 2008 - May 31, 2009
Bibliography
Guston, Philip, Harold Rosenberg, and Jewish Museum. Philip Guston: Recent Paintings and Drawings. Introduction by Sam Hunter. Exh. cat. New York: Jewish Museum, 1965, cat. no. 25, illus. in b&w
Berkson, William. "Dialogue with Philip Guston 11/1/64." Art and Literature, an International Review, Winter 1965, pp. 56–69, illus. p. 62 (unpaginated)
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.
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. 26
Wohl, Helmut. "Philip Guston and the Problems of Painting." Harvard Art Review, Spring–Summer 1967, pp. 28–30, illus. in b&w p. 29
Albright, Thomas. "A Curious Repertoire of the Guston Imagery." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, May 25, 1980, pp. 36–38, mentioned in text p. 37, not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, cat. no. 38, illus. in b&w plate 32 p. 76
Philip Guston 1961–1965. Exh. cat. New York: David McKee Gallery, 1990, cat. no. 5, illus. in color plate 5
Founders and Heirs of the New York School. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Yomiuri Shimbun, 1997, cat. no. 56, illus. in color p. 118
Auping, Michael, Andrea Karnes, and Mark Thistlethwaite. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 110. Exh. cat. London: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 2002. In association with Third Millennium Information, illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 76 and illus. in b&w p. 242
Auping, Michael. "When Doubt Becomes Form." ARTnews, May 2003, pp. 100, 102, illus. in color pg. 100
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 53, unpaginated
Philip Guston: Odd Man Out. BBC Four, January 28, 2004. Television, illus. in color and in detail in color
Rubinstein, Raphael. "Philip Guston: Some Thoughts." Art in America, March 2004, illus. in color p. 87
At the Modern, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. "Acquisitions." Summer 2005, pp. 4–5, mentioned in text p. 4, not illus.
Thompson, Jon. How to Read a Modern Painting. Belgium: Ludion Publishing, 2006.
Feldman, Morton. For Bunita Marcus. With Louis Goldstein. Nuscope Recordings 1024, 2010, Compact disc, illus. in color
Sylvester, David. Ein Gespräch mit Philip Guston. NichtSoKleineBibliothek 8. Bern: Piet Meyer Verlag, 2013, illus. in color p. 42, illus. no. 11
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Collection Highlights. Fort Worth: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 2019, illus. in color p. 138 and mentioned in text pp. 138-139
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, illus. in color p. 312 as part of a photo with Guston and illus. in color p. 336 as part of an installation photo
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 43