Catalogue Raisonné


Complications, 1973
Oil on canvas
53½ x 86⅝ in.
136.0 x 220.0 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Museum Ludwig, Acquisition with support from the Ludwig Foundation, 2002, ML 10171
Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA, "Philip Guston: New Paintings", March 15, 1974 - April 14, 1974 
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", November 15, 1974 - December 18, 1974 
U.S. Embassy, Residence of Ambassador and Mrs. John D. Negroponte, Mexico City, Mexico, "Contemporary American Artists", 1990 - 1993
Museum Ludwig, Köln, Germany, "Museum unserer Wünsche" (Museum of our wishes), November 01, 2001 - April 28, 2002
Philip Guston New Paintings. Exh. cat. Boston: Boston University, 1974, cat. no. 6, illus. in b&w unnumbered page
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: David McKee Gallery, 1974, cat. no. 16, not illus.
Ashton, Dore. Yes, but... A Critical Study of Philip Guston. New York: Viking, 1976, illus. in b&w p. 175
Coolidge, Clark. "Clark Coolidge Class 1." Naropa Institute Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Boulder, July 1, 1980, Audio recording, mentioned and read poem inspired by it
Ashton, Dore. A Critical Study of Philip Guston. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990, illus. in b&w p. 175
Contemporary American Artists. Residence of Ambassador and Mrs. John D. Negroponte, Mexico City, Mexico, 1990-1993. Exh. cat. Mexico City, 1992, illus. in color p. 30
"Portfolio and Documents: Philip Guston." TO: A Journal of Poetry, Prose & the Visual Arts 2, no. 3–4 (1994): pp. 159–206, illus. in b&w p. 166
Museum unserer Wünsche = Museum of our wishes. Exh. cat. Köln: Museum Ludwig, 2001, illus. in color p. 125
Modern Kunst. Cologne: DuMont Literature + Museum Ludwig, 2006, illus. in color and discussed p. 177
Museum Ludwig: Kunst 20./21. Jahrhundert/Art 20th/21st Centuries. Cologne: Museum Ludwig, 2018, illus. in color p. 226
Coolidge, Clark. 16 Poems for Philip Guston. with an afterword by Rachael Guynn Wilson. Portland: Container Corps, 2021, illus. in color opposite p. 6 and mentioned in text pp. iii-iv