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Philip Guston

Museum Exhibition Catalogues, Monographs, Artist's Projects, Curatorial Writings and Essays


  

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Philip Guston: Nixon Drawings

Text by Musa Mayer, Debra Bricker Balken. Contributions by Phong Bui, William Corbett, Irving Sandler, Lisa Yuskavage, Bob Mankoff, Katy Siegel.

Hbk, 11.5 x 12.5 in. / 248 pgs / 256 color / 4 bw. | 7/25/2017 | Awaiting stock
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Philip Guston & the Poets

Edited with text by Kosme de Barañano.

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Philip Guston: Painter

Text by Paul Schimmel. Contributions by Anders Bergstrom, Elizabeth Hamilton.

Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 119 pgs / 93 color / 20 bw. | 4/26/2016 | Awaiting stock
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Philip Guston: Late Paintings

Edited by Paul Nesbitt. Text by David Anfam, Philip Larratt-Smith, Paul Nesbitt.

Hbk, 12 x 13 in. / 60 pgs / 33 color / 2 bw. | 9/29/2015 | Awaiting stock
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Philip Guston: Late Works

Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 148 pgs / 170 color. | 3/31/2014 | Not Available
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Philip Guston: Roma

Text by Dore Ashton, Peter Benson Miller.

Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 94 color / 18 bw. | 4/30/2011 | Not Available
ISBN 9783775726320 | $60.00


Philip Guston Works on Paper

Edited by Christoph Schreier, Michael Semff. Text by Poul Erik Tojner, Isabel Dervaux, Christoph Schreier.

Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 216 pgs / 76 color / 40 bw | 6/1/2007 | Not Available
ISBN 9783775719094 | $60.00


Grisha Bruskin: Life Is Everywhere

Essays by Evgeny Barabanov, Aleksandr Borovsky, Eleanor Heartney, Hans-Peter Riese and Natalia Sipovskaya. Introduction by Eugenia Petrova.

Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 280 pgs / 312 color | 2/2/2002 | Not Available
ISBN 9783935298001 | $50.00


Philip Guston: Paintings 1947-1979

Contributions by Michael Auping, Martin Hentschel, Christoph Schreier.

Hardcover, 9.75 x 10 in. / 144 pgs / 47 color / 20 bw. | 4/2/2000 | Not Available
ISBN 9783775708968 | $45.00


Philip Guston: PainterPhilip Guston: Painter

1957–1967

Published by Hauser & Wirth Publishers.
Text by Paul Schimmel. Contributions by Anders Bergstrom, Elizabeth Hamilton.

Featuring nearly 90 paintings and drawings from Philip Guston’s (1913–1980) Abstract Expressionist period, this book explores a decade in which the artist confronted aesthetic concerns of the New York School, questioning modes of image making and what it means to paint abstractly. In the number and quality of paintings from this period, the book parallels Guston’s important 1966 survey exhibition held at the Jewish Museum in New York, a half century ago. As its title suggests, this volume offers an intimate look at Guston’s unique relationship to painting and the process by which his work evolved. The publication also includes an expanded chronology on the artist, which includes archival material, historic installation views, plus conversations with Guston and texts by him. Philip Guston: Painter concludes with a section of 50 of Guston’s “pure” drawings from the late ‘60s.

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Philip Guston & the PoetsPhilip Guston & the Poets

Published by Hauser & Wirth Publishers.
Edited with text by Kosme de Barañano.

Philip Guston and the Poets explores the artist’s oeuvre in relation to critical literary interpretation.

The book draws parallels between humanist themes reflected in both Guston’s paintings and drawings as well as in the language and prose discerned in five of the 20th century’s most prominent literary figures: D.H. Lawrence, W.B. Yeats, Wallace Stevens, Eugenio Montale and T.S. Eliot. The enormous influence that Italy itself had upon Guston and his work is also examined.

Spanning a 36-year period, Philip Guston and the Poets features approximately 60 major paintings and 25 prominent drawings dating from 1944 through 1980, the last of which were created in the final year of Guston’s life. The monograph also includes an extensive essay from Kosme de Barañano, an internationally respected art historian and Guston scholar.

A contemporary of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston (1913–80) first came to fame as an Abstract Expressionist. He began reintroducing figurative elements—clumsy hands, cigarettes, light bulbs—into his work in the late 1960s. These late paintings were first exhibited, to savage critical reception, in 1970.



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Philip Guston: Nixon DrawingsPhilip Guston: Nixon Drawings

1971 & 1975

Published by Hauser & Wirth Publishers.
Text by Musa Mayer, Debra Bricker Balken. Contributions by Phong Bui, William Corbett, Irving Sandler, Lisa Yuskavage, Bob Mankoff, Katy Siegel.

"Guston's Richard Nixon drawings are nasty, scabrous, witty, grossly unfair and one of the juster verdicts handed down on our 37th president, the only one to resign from office." -William Corbett, The Brooklyn Rail

Philip Guston: Nixon Drawings is the first comprehensive collection of Guston’s legendary satirical caricatures of the 37th President of the United States, Richard Nixon. Expanding on Poor Richard (University of Chicago Press, 2001, now out of print and rare), it features some 180 works depicting Nixon and his cronies from 1971 and 1975. The book opens with an introduction by Philip Guston’s daughter, Musa Mayer, and also includes the transcript of a panel discussion moderated by Phong Bui with William Corbett, Irving Sandler, Lisa Yuskavage, Bob Mankoff and Katy Siegel.

These trenchant works were created in the tumultuous political climate of the early 1970s; the US was reeling from the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, the chaos of the 1968 presidential election and the enduring violence of the Vietnam War. The publication of the Pentagon Papers, and Nixon’s unsuccessful attempts to prevent their disclosure, made the president look both amoral and somewhat hapless. This is the “Poor Richard,” a slyly political little sneak, that appears in Guston’s cartoons from the period.

A contemporary of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston (1913–80) first came to fame as an Abstract Expressionist. He began reintroducing figurative elements—clumsy hands, cigarettes, light bulbs—into his work in the late 1960s. These late paintings were first exhibited, to savage critical reception, in 1970; Guston began his Nixon drawings at precisely this point in his career. Caricaturing Nixon, Guston began to refine a pictorial language equally sensitive to inner pathos and the turmoil of the public world.



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Philip Guston: Late PaintingsPhilip Guston: Late Paintings

Published by The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Edited by Paul Nesbitt. Text by David Anfam, Philip Larratt-Smith, Paul Nesbitt.

In 1967 Philip Guston (1913–80) left New York City for Woodstock, where—abandoning the Abstract Expressionism of the previous decades—he revisited the figurative imagery of his youth. Cartoonlike in quality, these paintings began to incorporate motifs familiar to him since childhood, from the hooded figures of the Ku Klux Klan to everyday objects such as lightbulbs, shoes and cigarettes. When these paintings were shown for the first time in 1970, they proved highly controversial but soon gained critical recognition and are now widely regarded as some of the most compelling and influential works of the late twentieth century. Published from the acclaimed exhibition Philip Guston: Late Paintings held at Inverleith House, Edinburgh (which was featured in Artforum's top 100 exhibitions of 2012), this handsome volume includes installation views, color plates, an illustrated interview, essays and additional plates in both color and black and white.

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Philip Guston: Late WorksPhilip Guston: Late Works

Published by Walther König, Köln.

Philip Guston (1913–1980) was the first abstract painter to return to figuration in the postwar era and was pioneering in his mixing of high art and popular culture. He initially came to prominence as a first-generation Abstract Expressionist, alongside his close friends Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko. Toward the end of the 1960s, dissatisfied with abstraction, he embarked on an intense phase of drawing, which culminated in his departure from the "purity" demanded of abstract art. Guston introduced human figures smoking, drinking and painting; large heads, severed hairy legs, clumsy shoes and domestic objects such as walls, doors and lamp bulbs were among the motifs of these new paintings. The first exhibition of these works was in 1970; it caused a scandal, with many critics accusing him of "betraying" abstract art. This volume accompanies an exhibition at the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, marking the 100th anniversary of Guston’s birth and presenting a selection of some 40 works from what was his most exciting period. Also gathered here are many of Guston’s "poem-pictures," made in collaboration with writers such as Clark Coolidge, William Corbett and Bill Berkson.

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Philip Guston: RomaPhilip Guston: Roma

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Text by Dore Ashton, Peter Benson Miller.

Since Philip Guston's death in 1980, his late figurative paintings and drawings have steadily reaped the acclaim they deserve--acclaim that was largely denied them during Guston's lifetime (Hilton Kramer infamously reviewed Guston as a "mandarin pretending to be a stumblebum" in a damning 1970 New York Times article). This volume reunites a selection of paintings from the Roma series, completed during Guston's residency at the American Academy in Rome in 1970-71. From early in his career, Guston had taken inspiration from Italian art, and his 1973 painting "Pantheon" features a list of Italian painters: de Chirico, Masaccio, Piero della Francesca, Giotto and Tiepolo. Italian cinema (especially Fellini) and classical sculpture were also dear to his heart. The Roma works consolidate this dialogue with Italian art and culture. Diary entries published alongside the reproductions recount exchanges at the American Academy, pilgrimages to Venice, Arezzo, Sicily and Orvieto, and observations of the international cultural community in Rome.

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HATJE CANTZ

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Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 94 color / 18 bw.

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Philip Guston Works on PaperPhilip Guston Works on Paper

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Edited by Christoph Schreier, Michael Semff. Text by Poul Erik Tojner, Isabel Dervaux, Christoph Schreier.

Painter Philip Guston's return to figuration in the late 1960s was plotted and rehearsed in his drawing practice, in which he veered between what he referred to as "pure drawing" (abstract) and figurative drawing (a shoe, a chair, a nail, an open book, a hooded head). As he groped his way into this strange and clunky vocabulary, Guston discovered an incredible world awaiting him, and realized, as he put it, that "I wanted to tell stories!"
Guston's drawing was also a vehicle for collaboration--with poets such as Clark Coolidge and Bill Berkson--and for satire--the Poor Richard series. His draftsmanship betrays such early influences as the cartoons of Frink and George Herriman, perhaps instances of the "impure" art that flooded back into his practice after he abandoned abstraction. With a selection of about 100 drawings, mostly from the artist's estate, Philip Guston: Works on Paper tracks the evolution of this major American artist's drawing from the 1940s to 1980.

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HATJE CANTZ

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 216 pgs / 76 color / 40 bw

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Grisha Bruskin: Life Is Everywhere

Published by State Russian Museum.
Essays by Evgeny Barabanov, Aleksandr Borovsky, Eleanor Heartney, Hans-Peter Riese and Natalia Sipovskaya. Introduction by Eugenia Petrova.

Grisha Bruskin is a Russian painter whose recent work has been an attempt to re-energize the traditionally Russian medium of painting on porcelain. Combining text and image, these figuative works follow in the tradition of such Russian masters as Kandinsky, Malevich, and others. Bruskin is represented by the Marlborough Gallery in New York, where he now lives and works.

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 280 pgs / 312 color

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Philip Guston: Paintings 1947-1979Philip Guston: Paintings 1947-1979

Published by Hatje Cantz Publishers.
Contributions by Michael Auping, Martin Hentschel, Christoph Schreier.

Focusing on Philip Guston's mature production in abstraction and his later figuration, this book argues for Guston as a consistent artist whose generic shift in the late 60s, from Monet-like abstract hatchings to the cartoonish forms of his final decade and a half, reminded artists everywhere that courage is what it's all about. Here, well-known experts on Philip Guston's oeuvre such as Michael Auping and Christoph Schreier discuss the scope of Guston's sizeable body of work.

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