Catalogue Raisonné

P49.001

Review, 1948-49
Oil on canvas
39½ x 59 in.
100.3 x 149.9 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston; inscribed on reverse: PHILIP GUSTON "REVIEW" (underlined) 1948-49 (partially obscured)/"40x59" (underlined)/N.F.S.
Provenance
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Bequest of Musa Guston, 1992.86.2
Exhibitions
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, "1950 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting", November 10, 1950 - December 31, 1950
University Galleries, University of Nebraska, Morrill Hall, Lincoln, NE, "Nebraska Art Association Sixty-First Annual Exhibition", March 04, 1951 - April 01, 1951
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, "40 American Painters, 1940-1950", June 04, 1951 - August 30, 1951
Peridot Gallery, New York, NY, "Paintings 1948-1951 by Philip Guston", January 02, 1952 - January 26, 1952 
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, "The Artist's Viewpoint", July 07, 1952 - July 28, 1952
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, "Painters' Choice -- An Exhibition of Contemporary American Pictures Selected by their Makers", November 06, 1952 - December 14, 1952
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, "New York School The First Generation Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s", June 18, 1965 - August 01, 1965
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, "Philip Guston, A Selective Retrospective Exhibition: 1945-1965", February 27, 1966 - March 27, 1966 
Skidmore College, Schick Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY, "Philip Guston: Early and Late Works", October 15, 1987 - November 15, 1987 
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA, "Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties", January 25, 1997 - March 16, 1997  Travelled to:
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, "Philip Guston: Gemälde 1947 - 1979", September 02, 1999 - November 01, 1999  Travelled to:
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., "In the Tower: Philip Guston", February 01, 2009 - September 13, 2009 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston Now", May 01, 2022 - September 11, 2022  Travelled to:
Bibliography
1950 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1950, cat. no. 56, not illus.
40 American Painters, 1940–1950. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: The University Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1951, cat. no. 30, illus. in b&w, loaned by Peridot Gallery, listed as being done in 1950
Nebraska Art Association Sixty-First Annual. Exh. cat. Lincoln: University Galleries, University of Nebraska, 1951, cat. no. 68, not illus.
Chanin, A. L. "Controversial Show by Philip Guston." New York Compass, January 6, 1952, p. 24, mentioned in text, not illus.
Worcester Art Museum, News Bulletin and Calendar. "Painters' Choice: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Pictures Selected by Their Makers." November 1952, unnumbered catalog, not illus., lent by the artist, shown as being done in 1950
Ashton, Dore. Philip Guston. New York: Grove, 1960, illus. in b&w p. 33 (unpaginated)
Berkson, Bill. "Art Chronicle." Kulchur, Autumn 1962, pp. 30–40, mentioned in text p. 36, not illus.
Alloway, Lawrence. "Notes on Guston." Art Journal, Fall 1962, pp. 8–11, mentioned in text p. 9, not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 9, illus. in color p. 51
Russell, John. "The World of Art: Beyond Nature." Sunday Times (London), January 20, 1963, mentioned in text, not illus.
Nordland, Gerald. "Review at Mid-Life." Frontier, July 1963, pp. 23–25, mentioned in text p. 24, not illus.
Tuchman, Maurice. New York School, The First Generation: Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s. Paperback ed. Greenwich: New York Graphic Society Art Library, 1965, cat. no. 41, illus. in b&w p. 77
Tuchman, Maurice. New York School, The First Generation: Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1965, cat. no. 37, illus. in b&w p. 102
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. 4, listed as being from 1948-49
Sandler, Irving. The Triumph of American Painting: A History of Abstract Expressionism. New York: Praeger, 1970, illus. in b&w p. 263 and mentioned in text p. 264
Tuchman, Maurice, ed. New York School: The First Generation. Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1971, illus. in b&w no. 41, p. 77
Nicholas Serota, ed. Philip Guston: Paintings 1969–1980. Exh. cat. London: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1982, illus. in b&w and mentioned in text p. 10
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston. New York: Abbeville Modern Masters, 1986, illus. in color no. 17 p. 21 and mentioned in text pp. 22-23
Philip Guston: Early and Late Works. Exh. cat. Saratoga Springs: Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, 1987, cat. no. 2-P, not illus.
Mayer, Musa. Night Studio: A Memoir of Philip Guston by His Daughter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, mentioned in text p. 48, not illus.
Degener, Patricia. "Retrospective of Philip Guston's Paintings Shows 'A Life Lived.'" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 10, 1989, p. 4C, mentioned in text, not illus.
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.
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. 8, illus. in color p. 39
Anfam, David. Abstract Expressionism. London: Thames & Hudson, 1990, illus. in color no. 118 p. 153 and mentioned in text p. 140
Philip Guston in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Exh. cat. Essay by Robert Storr. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1992, mentioned in text pp. 10 & 17, not illus.
Ottinger, Didier. Philip Guston (1913–1980) Oeuvres Sur Papier 1975–1980. Exh. cat. Les Sables d'Olonne: Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix des Sables d'Olonne, France, 1995, illus. in color (not in exhibition)
Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties. Exh. cat. Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1997, Paintings cat. no. 14, illus. in color p. 34
Mack, Gerhard. "Philip Guston Künstler." Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst 36, no. 3 (1997): pp. 1–16, mentioned in text p. 3, not illus.
Cooper, Harry. "Philip Guston: Paintings 1947–1979." Artforum, December 1999, mentioned in text p. 143, not illus.
Schreier, Christoph, Michael Auping, and Martin Hentschel. Philip Guston: Gemalde 1947–1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 1999, unnumbered catalogue, illus. in color p. 62
Leydier, Richard. "Philip Guston l'heretique/The Heresies of Philip Guston." Art Press, October 2000, pp. 36–41, mentioned p. 39, not illus.
Philip Guston Tableaux / Paintings 1947 - 1979. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2000, illus. in color p. 62 and mentioned in text pp. 17, 33-34
Sylvester, David. Interviews with American Artists. London: Chatto and Windus, 2001, mentioned in biographical notes p. 366, not illus
Ringler Jr., Kenneth J., Glenn D. Lowry, and Dennis R. Anderson. The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza Art Collection and Plaza Memorials. New York: Rizzoli International, 2002, fig. 1, illus. in color p. 76, mentioned in text p. 77
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 136, not illus.
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in b&w, Figure 4, p. 38, mentioned in text pp. 38-39
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston. New York: American Academy in Rome; New York Review of Books, 2014, mentioned in text pp. 10, 11 and 85
Storr, Robert. "Philip Guston: Hilarious and Horrifying." New York Review of Books, March 8, 2015. 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 29 p. 50 and mentioned in text pp. 43, 210-211, 213, 228 and 246n11
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 34 illus. in color p. 43 and mentioned in text p. 41
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2021, illus. in color p. 31 and mentioned in text p. 28
Harrington, Leah Triplett. "The MFA Boston Embraced Hard Conversations in Its Philip Guston Show. Why Doesn't It Examine Its Collection Just as Critically?" artnet News, May 26, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Schwabsky, Barry. "Philip Guston's Philosophy of Doubt." Nation, July 28, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Houston Chronicle. "MFAH opens new exhibition looking at KKK's murderous deeds, Philip Guston's first Houston show." October 25, 2022. Online, mentioned in text, not illus.
Dansby, Andrew. "Conflict and conscience: MFAH's 'Philip Guston Now' is the late artist's first-ever show in Houston." Houston Chronicle, November 6, 2022, pp. G1, G7, mentioned in text p. G7, not illus.