Philip Guston | the artist
The artist Philip Guston
Born July 27 1913, Montreal, Canada.
Died June 7 1980, Woodstock NY, USA.
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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?"
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THE MAN, HIS LIFE, AND HIS WORK
philip guston interview
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 artists career…
Works in the MOMA collection