Philip Guston
American, 1913-1980
2,990 followers
Philip Guston
American, 1913-1980
2,990 followers
High auction record
$26m, Christie's, 2013
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, Anderson Collection at Stanford University
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection,
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
2015
The Funnies,
MOT International
2014
Painting, Smoking, Eating – late works by Philip Guston,
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Best known for his cartoonish paintings and drawings from the late 1960s onwards, Philip Guston …

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Best known for his cartoonish paintings and drawings from the late 1960s onwards, Philip Guston audaciously returned to figuration at the height of Abstract Expressionism. Guston created a lively cast of characters rendered in bold brushwork—sinister, hooded figures reminiscent of the Ku Klux Klan; cyclopean heads; …

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