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Oasis

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Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Provenance
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, to 6 March 1958
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 6 March 1958-17 May 1966
Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Exhibition History
SIDNEY JANIS GALLERY, New York. "Philip Guston," 24 February-22 March 1958, no. 21 (not in catalog).
CITY ART MUSEUM OF ST. LOUIS (organized for the U. S. Information Agency). "Twenty-Five Years of American Painting: 1932-1958," no. 30. Tour: PALAZZO REALE, Naples, November 1959; GALLERIA D'ARTE MODERNA, Rome, December 1959-January 1960; STROZZINA, Florence, February 1960; PERMANENTE, Milan, March 1960; HESSISCHES LANDES MUSEUM, Darmstadt, Germany, 3-26 June 1960; GOTEBORGS KONSTMUSEUM, Göteborg, Sweden, 15 July-7 August 1960; CITY ART GALLERY, York, England, 15 August-15 September 1960.
SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM MUSEM, New York. "Philip Guston Retrospective," 3 May-1 July 1962, no. 41, p. 29, ill. p. 78. Tour: STEDELIJK MUSEUM, Amsterdam, 20 September-15 October, no. 39; LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, 22 May-23 June 1963.
UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, West Hartford, Connecticut. "The Arts in Society," 8 November-4 December 1964, no. 24.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura," 1 March-6 May 1989, cat. Tour: PALAU DE LA VIRREINA, Barcelona, 25 May-16 July; SAINT LOUIS ART MUSEUM, 15 September-29 October; DALLAS MUSEUM OF ART, 19 November-14 January 1990 (U.S. venues as "Philip Guston: 50 Years of Painting").
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Ways of Seeing: John Baldessari Explores the Collection," 26 July 2006-23 September 2007, no cat.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "In The Tower: Philip Guston, 1950-1980," 1 February 2009-3 January 2010.
Published References
ALLOWAY, LAWRENCE. "Book Reviews: Ashton on Guston," The Arts Review XIII/14 (23 July-12 August 1961), p. 17.
HUNTER, SAM. "Philip Guston," Art International 6 (May 1962), p. 67.
O'HARA, FRANK. "Growth and Guston," Art News 61/2 (April 1962), p. 52.
LERNER, ABRAM et al. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974), p. 515, fig. 764 (color); p. 699.
FINEBERG, JONATHAN. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being, Second Edition (Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2000), color ill. p. 153.
BARRY, IAN and ANNE ELLEGOOD. Amy Sillman: Third Person Singular (Saratoga Springs, New York: The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 2008), color ill. p. 57.
Artist
Philip Guston, American, b. Montreal, Canada, 1913–1980
Date
1957
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the Joseph H. Hirshhorn Foundation, 1966
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
61 1/2 x 68 in. (156.2 x 172.7 cm)
Type
Painting
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
School
Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)/American Contemporary
Accession Number
66.2288