Catalogue Raisonné

P35.007

Nude Philosopher in Space-Time, 1935
Oil on canvas
45¾ x 24¾ in.
116.2 x 62.9 cm
Signed and dated front lower right: PHILLIP/GOLDSTEIN/1935
Provenance
Promised gift of Musa Guston Mayer to The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Exhibitions
Foundation of Western Art, Los Angeles, CA, "Regional Group Exhibition San Francisco Painters and Sculptors and Second Annual Exhibition California Figure Painters", April 01, 1935 - May 31, 1935
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, "Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934-1957", February 25, 1995 - June 11, 1995 Travelled to:
Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA, "Post Surrealism", June 01, 2002 - September 01, 2002 Travelled to:
National Academy Museum, New York, NY, "Surrealism USA", February 17, 2005 - May 08, 2005 Travelled to:
Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA, "Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and Giorgio de Chirico", September 09, 2006 - November 25, 2006
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022  Travelled to:
Bibliography
Regional Group Exhibition San Francisco Painters and Sculptors and Second Annual Exhibition California Figure Painters. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Foundation of Western Art, 1935, cat. no. 33, artist listed as Phillip Goldstein
Pacific Dreams: Currents of Surrealism and Fantasy in California Art, 1934–1957. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center at UCLA, 1995, cat. no. 40, illus. in b&w p. 111 and mentioned in text p. 110
Post Surrealism. Exh. cat. East Logan: Utah State University, 2002, no cat. #, illus. in color (unpaginated)
Surrealism USA. Exh. cat. New York: National Academy Museum, 2005, illus. in color plate 30, p. 96
Melandri, Lisa, and Michael R. Taylor. Enigma Variations: Philip Guston and Giorgio de Chirico. Exh. cat. Santa Monica: Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2006, illus. in color Plate 6 p. 43
Allen, Tom. "The Soothsayer's Recompense." X-TRA 9, no. 4, (2007), mentioned in text, not illus.
Taylor, Michael. "Variations sure un enigme: les 'dernieres' ouevres de Giorgio de Chirico et de Philip Guston." In Giorgio de Chirico: La fabrique des reves. Exh. cat. Paris: Musée d'Art modern de la ville de Paris, 2009, illus. in b&w p. 255, illus. no. 3 and mentioned in text pp. 255-256
Slifkin, Robert. "Philip Guston's Return to Figuration and the "1930s Renaissance" of the 1960s." The Art Bulletin 93, no. 2 (2011): pp. 220–42, mentioned in text n8 p. 239, not illus.
Russeth, Andrew. "National Gallery of Art Plans 2020 Traveling Philip Guston Retrospective." ARTnews, June 27, 2019. Online, illus. in color
Laster, Paul. "Philip Guston: A Life Lived Through Art." Art & Object (Chapel Hill, NC), July 21, 2020. Online, 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 6 p. 19 and mentioned in text pp. 10-11 and 184
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 1 illus. in color p. 12 and mentioned in text p. 13
Whyte, Murray. "The MFA recast artist Philip Guston amid a nationwide racial reckoning -- here's the result." Boston Globe, April 28, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Gay, Malcolm. "Are we ready to look at 'Philip Guston Now'?" Boston Globe, April 30, 2022. Online, illus. in color as part of an installation photo
Whyte, Murray. "Guston show gives new entry points--and exits." Boston Globe, May 1, 2022, pp. N1, N2, mentioned in text, not illus.
Hoffman, A.R. "Guston: A Genius Beyond Controversy." New York Sun, May 7, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Michelman, Elizabeth. "Philip Guston's True Colors at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston." Artscope, August 9, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Garelick, Jon. "For Philip Guston, the political was personal." Boston Globe, September 2, 2022, section Opinion. Online.
, illus. in color as part of an installation photo
Thomas, Briana. "10 Great Things to Do Around DC This February." Washingtonian, January 27, 2023. Online, illus. in color
Ocula. "Philip Guston's Major Retrospective Opens in Washington D.C." March 2, 2023. Online, illus. in color
Jenkins, Mark. "At the National Gallery's Philip Guston show, lots to unpack: Postponed in 2020 after controversy erupted over the artist's KKK imagery, 'Philip Guston Now' is remarkable and difficult." Washington Post, April 18, 2023. Online, illus. in color
Bui, Phong. "Philip Guston Now—A Personal Meditation." Brooklyn Rail, May 2023. Online, illus. in color and mentioned in text
Brooklyn Rail. "Reflections on Philip Guston Now." June 2023. Online, illus. in color
Bui, Phong. "Philip Guston Now—A Personal Meditation." Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2023, pp. 48-49, mentioned in text p. 48, not illus.
Schwabsky, Barry. "Philip Guston Now." Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2023, p. 50, illus. in b&w as part of an installation photo
Harris, Gareth. "Postponed Philip Guston survey finally opens at Tate Modern." Art Newspaper, October 3, 2023. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Chlopicki, Ernest. "Review: Philip Guston at Tate Modern ★★★★☆." Strand (London), October 6, 2023. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Holman, Matthew. "The Big Review: Philip Guston: This long-delayed restrospective is a revelatory tour de force that charts the twists and turns of a 50-year career." Art Newspaper, November 2023, p. 62, mentioned in text, not illus.
Holman, Matthew. "The Big Review: Philip Guston at Tate Modern ★★★★★." Art Newspaper, November 2, 2023. Online, illus. in color as part of an installation photo and mentioned in text