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Philip Guston Retrospective

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"The single best introduction to a tremendous force in American painting."--"Chicago Tribune"
Philip Guston (1913-1980) had been a successful abstract painter for almost two decades when he boldly returned to figurative work in the late 1960s. His uncompromising late paintings, which broke taboos, baffled his admirers, and shocked the art establishment, ultimately inspired
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Paperback, 271 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Thames & Hudson (first published January 1st 2003)
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Carmel
Feb 22, 2014 Carmel rated it it was amazing
Fantastic exhibition and a great catalogue with works from very early in his career to the shift and later later work.
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Jan 21, 2008 Jonathan rated it it was amazing
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Maybe the best painter ever. Way ahead of his time and may always be relevant. Plenty of good plates, except the lighting on some of the paintings is not very flattering.
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Beautiful illustrations. Amazing painter.
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