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Friends of Art Newsletter. "Acquisitions." April 1990.
Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy. "Unmade in America." Arts Magazine, September 1990.
Solomon, Deborah. "Pop Goes the Easel." House & Garden, October 1990.
MacAdam, Barbara A. "Sorting out Sources." ARTnews, October 1990.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York. "An Alternative Vision: Mean Streets and Big Feet." High & Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture, October 1990.
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Raynor, Vivien. "ART; Small Hellenistic Sculptures And a Painter's Rebellion." The New York Times, November 11, 1990.
Dorsey, John. "Baffling messages abound in picture-poem exhibit." Baltimore Sun, November 30, 1990, section Maryland Live, p. 18.
E. H. "A Little Too High-Minded." Arts, December 1990.
Anfam, David. Abstract Expressionism. London: Thames & Hudson, 1990.
Ross, Clifford. Abstract Expressionism: Creators and Critics. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1990.
Schwartz, Sanford. Artists and Writers. New York: Yarrow Press, 1990.
Klaster, Jan Bart, and W.O. Koenigs. Aanwinsten Nederlandse musea 1960–1990 verworven met steun van de Vereniging Rembrandt en het Prins Bernhard Fonds: een keuze uit deritg jaar. Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1990.
Philip Guston 1961–1965. Exh. cat. New York: David McKee Gallery, 1990.
Paulson, Ronald. Figure and Abstraction in Contemporary Painting. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1990.
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Affinities and Institutions: The Gerald S. Elliot Collection of Contemporary Art. Exh. cat. London: Thames and Hudson; Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1990.
East Hampton Avant-Garde: A Salute to the Signa Gallery, 1957–1960: Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, East Hampton, New York, 12 August–23 September 1990. Exh. cat. [East Hampton]: Guild Hall of East Hampton, 1990.
Heartney, Eleanor, Anne Rorimer, and James Yood. The Refco Collection. Introduction by Judith Russi, organized by Adam Brooks, edited by Sue Taylor. Chicago: Refco Group, 1990.
Drawings from the Philip Guston and Clark Coolidge Exchange. Exh. cat. Pittsfield: Berkshire Museum, 1990.