1963
Philip Guston
American, born Canada, 1913-1980

Ink on paper
18 x 24 inches

Philip Guston's fifty-year career stands as a unique allegory of the changing conditions of American art in the latter half of the twentieth century. Evolving an imagery that moved from "Symbolic Realism" to abstraction and back to a searching form of autobiographical figuration in the last decade of his life, Guston engaged each decade as if it needed to be seen anew and the meaning of the moment renegotiated.

In the Museum's Untitled, 1963 and Drawing, 1965, the ink lines are relaxed...

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1965
Philip Guston
American, born Canada, 1913-1980

Ink on paper
16 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches (41.9 x 59.7 cm)

Philip Guston's fifty-year career stands as a unique allegory of the changing conditions of American art in the latter half of the twentieth century. Evolving an imagery that moved from "Symbolic Realism" to abstraction and back to a searching form of autobiographical figuration in the last decade of his life, Guston engaged each decade as if it needed to be seen anew and the meaning of the moment renegotiated.

In the Museum's Untitled, 1963 and Drawing, 1965, the ink lines are relaxed...

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1964
Philip Guston
American, born Canada. 1913-1980

Oil on canvas
69 x 78 inches

Philip Guston's fifty-year career stands as a unique allegory of the changing conditions of American art in the latter half of the twentieth century. Evolving an imagery that moved from "Symbolic Realism" to abstraction and back to a searching form of autobiographical figuration in the last decade of his life, Guston engaged each decade as if it needed to be seen anew and the meaning of the moment renegotiated.

In the Museum's Untitled, 1963 and...

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1968
Philip Guston
American, born Canada. 1913-1980

Acrylic on panel
30 x 32 inches

1978
Philip Guston
American, born Canada. 1913-1980

Oil on canvas
75 x 108 inches

1976
Philip Guston
American, born Canada. 1913-1980

Oil on canvas
80 x 116 inches