Artner, Alan. "Chicago's Art Scene: A Picture of Promise." Chicago Tribune, December 28, 1980.
Philip Guston. 1. Los Angeles: Gemini G.E.L., 1980.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute. "Yearbook 1979–1980." 1980.
The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters 1979-1980. New York: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1980.
The Morton G. Neumann Family Collection: Selected Works. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1980.
Aspects of the 70s: Mavericks. Exh. cat. Waltham: Brandeis University, Rose Art Museum, 1980.
Philip Guston. San Francisco Museum of Art, California. Exh. brochure. 1980.
Society for Contemporary Art: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1940–1980. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1980.
Cleveland Collects Modern Art. Exh. cat. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, 1980
Memorial Exhibition: Alexander Brook, Philip Guston, Clyfford Still. Exh. cat. New York: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1980.
Drawings in Saint Paul: Selections from The Miriam B. and Malcolm E. Lein Collection. Exh. cat. Saint Paul: Minnesota Museum of Art, 1980.
American Figure Painting 1950 - 1980. Exh. cat. Norfolk: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1980.
Hills, Patricia, and Roberta K. Tarbell. The Figurative Tradition and the Whitney Museum of American Art: Paintings and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection. Exh. cat. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1980.
Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art in the Seventies. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980.
Art in Our Time, The H. H. K. Foundation for Contemporary Art Collection. Exh. cat. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1980.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980.
Philip Guston: A Life Lived, 1913–1980. New York: Michael Blackwood Productions, 1980. Film.
Storr, Robert. "Philip Guston: Un Nouvelle Figuration." Art Press, Suisse 9, 1980.
Kachur, Lewis. "Philip Guston." Arts Magazine, January 1981, p. 9.
Ratcliff, Carter. "The Mastery of Philip Guston." Saturday Review, January 1981, pp. 81–83.
Saturday Review (Iowa). [Article title unknown]. January 1981.
Gascoigne, Hester. "Philip Guston." ANG News, 1981.
Walker, James Faure. "Awkward Moments." Artscribe, February 1981.
King, Mary. "The Guston Retrospective: A 'Grim Mirror to Our Time.'" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 1, 1981, section Music, the Arts, p. 5G.