28 October 2020


Mark Godfrey Guston Now Exhibition Curator Suspended By Tate

Tate has suspended Mark Godfrey, their Senior Curator of International Art and curator of the highly anticipated ‘Philip Guston Now’ exhibition for speaking out on his Instagram account concerning the gallery’s decision to postpone the show until 2024.

6 October 2020


Philip Guston Postponed: Curator David Anfam Speaks Out – Paul Carter Robinson

On 21 September, a statement quietly appeared on the website of the National Gallery Washington. It announced the postponement, of the “Philip Guston Now” exhibition

25 September 2020


International Philip Guston Exhibition Postponed Over Anti-KKK Imagery

The eagerly awaited retrospective exhibition of the American artist Philip Guston, set to take place at Tate Modern in February 2021 has been postponed until 2024.

1 September 2020

Guston, Riley And Matisse Essential Autumn Book Releases

Three very colourful large format art books on Philip Guston, Bridget Riley and Henri Matisse have arrived this week.

22 May 2017

Philip Guston Laughing At Nixon While Living With Trump – Edward Lucie-Smith

Hauser & Wirth have demonstrated an impeccable sense of timing by presenting their Richard Milhouse Nixon show, ‘Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975’, first seen in their New York gallery in 2016 – that is to say actually before Donald Trump won the American presidency in December of that year.

15 May 2017

Philip Guston Nixon Drawings Revisited In The Age Of Trump – Hauser & Wirth

An exhibition of work by the American painter ‘Philip Guston titled Laughter in the Dark, Drawings from 1971 & 1975’, at Hauser & Wirth London opens this week.

10 May 2016

Philip Guston’s Last Decade of Abstraction Hauser & Wirth NY

This highly focused exhibition of thirty six paintings and fifty three drawings presents Philip Guston’s last decade of abstraction.  The rugged forms and bravado brushstrokes are imbued with figurative possibilities, and the limited palette of gray black, salmon pink and verdant green have a prescient power, later revealed in Guston’s final and explosive figurative works. […]

9 March 2016


Philip Guston: Forget Style It Was All About Freedom

It was returned with bullet holes where the eyes once were. The LA police had used Guston’s painting of the Scottsboro Boys – near victims of a lynch mob and certain victims of a miscarriage of justice – as target practice after the “Red Squad” had confiscated it. They would have lynched him if they could. It was a warning, but […]

25 September 2015


Philip Guston Estate To Be Exclusively Represented By Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth have announced that the gallery will now exclusively represent the Estate of Philip Guston, worldwide, following the closure of the McKee Gallery earlier this year. David and Renée McKee began working with Guston in 1974, and will continue to work closely with Hauser & Wirth, the artist’s daughter Musa Mayer and the Estate in an advisory capacity. […]

18 July 2015


Timothy Taylor Gallery Continues Its Exploration Of Philip Guston’s Work

Continuing its Philip Guston season, Timothy Taylor is pleased to announce the group exhibition Substance, which takes as its point of departure the “meat and potatoes” of Guston’s layered, visceral paintings – coined by Mark Leckey in his Cinema in the Round (2008) – and then goes on to explore the idea of substance in […]

4 July 2015


Timothy Taylor Continues Its Philip Guston Season With Upcoming Exhibition Substance

After Timothy Taylor presented its fourth Philip Guston exhibition, which gathered together some of the artist’s finest paintings and drawings from the distinguished body of work made between 1969 and 1980, many of which had not been previously exhibited in Europe, the gallery is continuing its Philip Guston season. Timothy Taylor announces the group exhibition […]

17 May 2015


New York School Action Paintings

Examples of artworks:  James Brooks BERL, 1956 Oil on canvas, 62 x 66 inches.  Private collection. ©Estate James Brooks, Courtesy Joan T. Washburn Gallery, New York page: 80 Nicolas Carone, Untitled, 1957 Oil on canvas, 60 x 74 inches. Private collection ©Estate Nicolas Carone page: 96 Elaine de Kooning, Untitled, 1957 Oil on canvas, 30 […]

11 May 2015


Philip Guston To Open At Timothy Taylor Gallery

Timothy Taylor Gallery presents its fourth exhibition of Philip Guston’s work, which gathers together some of the artist’s finest paintings and drawings from the distinguished body of work made between 1969 and 1980, many of which have not been previously exhibited in Europe. The influence of Guston’s work, in particular his late paintings, continues to […]

21 July 2013


New York Jewish Artists: Celebrating 100 Years Of Creative Influence

Sy Colen Artist and writer explores the seminal roots of the New York School and beyond, uncovering many leading artists, who happened to be Jewish. At the turn of the 20th century, Paris was the center of advanced art. Artists from across Europe and America headed for this caldron of creativity.  Among the most talented […]