St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "Max Beckmann to Quit Art Post at Washington U.: Gets Permanent Appointment in East—Philip Guston to Return." January 21, 1949.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Bulletin, February 1949.
Lansing State Journal. "Two New York Exhibits Open on MSC Campus." February 6, 1949, section two, p. 11.
Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Iowa City Goes All Out for Art." February 11, 1949.
Lansing State Journal. "26 Oil Paintings On Display at MSC," February 13, 1949.
Lansing State Journal. "Art Exhibition Will End Sunday." April 8, 1949, p. 8.
Lansing State Journal. "American Artists' Exhibition at MSC Music Building." April 17, 1949.
[Publication unknown]. "El pintor yanqui Philips Couston, en Toledo." May 13, 1949.
Shane, George. "Paintings Show Various Styles." Des Moines Register, September 18, 1949.
Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. Exh. cat. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1949.
The Twenty-First Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1949.
Painting in the United States 1949. Exh. cat. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute, 1949.
The Hallmark Art Award. Exh. cat. New York: Wildenstein, 1949.
Catalogue of the One Hundred and Forty-Fourth Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture. Exh. cat. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1949.
The Forty-Seventh Annual Philadelphia Water Color and Print Exhibition, and the Forty-Eighth Annual Exhibition of Miniatures. Exh. cat. Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1949.
Larkin, Oliver W. Art and Life in America. New York: Rinehart, 1949.