Philip Guston | the artist




The artist Philip Guston
Born July 27 1913, Montreal, Canada.
Died June 7 1980 Woodstock NY, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Neo-Expressionism, Abstract Expressionism, Painting, Documenta Kassel,

I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over. I come into the studio very fearfully, I creep in to see what happened the night before. And the feeling is one of, "My God, did I do that?"
Philip Guston Philip Guston


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THE MAN, HIS LIFE, AND HIS WORK
I went to New York in 1936 where I first worked as an assistant to Reginald Marsh as a non-relief artist since I had to await my residency requirement. This was the mural for the Customs House building in New York City. I didn’t actually paint on this mural but Marsh asked me to design some lunettes between his panels. Next I went on the WPA mural division. I worked under Burgoyne Diller who was my supervisor, he was, I think, the supervisor of the New York City mural division…
A comprehensive survey of Philip Guston’s work as a leading figure of the avant-garde from the 1930s to his death in 1980, Philip Guston Retrospective includes over 100 paintings and drawings from different stages of the artistís career…
Works in the MOMA collection
Poor Richard


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