Catalogue Raisonné


The Porch, 1946-1947
Oil on canvas
56¼ x 34 in.
142.9 x 86.4 cm
Signed front lower left: Philip Guston
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Festival of Arts Purchase Fund 1948-10-1
Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY, "Second Exhibition", July 04, 1947 - July 16, 1947
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, "Painting in the United States 1947", October 09, 1947 - December 07, 1947
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, "Competitive Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting", February 29, 1948 - March 28, 1948
Architecture Building, Champaign, IL, "Fifteen Paintings From the Permanent Collection of the College of Fine and Applied Arts", August 25, 1948
University Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, "Philip Guston", April 10, 1950 - May 12, 1950 
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, "Fifth Summer Exhibition of Painting", 1952
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, "20th Century Works of Art", September 29, 1957 - October 27, 1957
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, "Dedication Exhibition Krannert Art Museum", May 20, 1961 - June 25, 1961
Bloomington Art Association, Bloomington, IL, "Oil Paintings from the University of Illinois Permanent Collection", November 1961
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, "Philip Guston", May 03, 1962 - July 01, 1962  Travelled to:
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, "[Unknown Title]", February 1965
Parsons College, Fairfield, IA, "[Unknown Title]", June 30, 1966 - July 16, 1966
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA, "American Paintings: the 1940s", May 1967 - May 1968
The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL, "The Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, Loan Exhibition", November 06, 1968 - December 10, 1968
DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, "[Unknown Title]", January 12, 1970 - February 15, 1970
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, "[Unknown Title]", February 28, 1970 - April 19, 1970
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, "[Unknown Title]", November 06, 1970 - December 04, 1970
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL, "American Paintings and Sculpture: 1948-1969", March 07, 1971 - April 11, 1971
Davis Art Gallery, Stephens College, Columbia, MO, "[Unknown Title]", February 12, 1973 - March 16, 1973
Springfield Art Association, Springfield, IL, "[Unknown Title]", April 26, 1976 - June 12, 1976
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, "Philip Guston, Retrospective 1930 - 1979", May 15, 1980 - June 29, 1980  Travelled to:
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, "Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura", March 01, 1989 - May 08, 1989  Travelled to:
Musee Rath, Geneve, Switzerland, "Les figures de la liberte: mille neuf cent quarante cinq", October 27, 1995 - January 08, 1996
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA, "Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties", January 25, 1997 - March 16, 1997  Travelled to:
Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, "Philip Guston Peintures 1947 - 1979", September 13, 2000 - December 04, 2000 
Royal Academy of Arts, London, England, "Abstract Expressionism", September 24, 2016 - January 02, 2017 Travelled to:
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., "Philip Guston Now", March 02, 2023 - August 27, 2023 
M. B. "Art Exhibit: Woodstock Artists Association 2nd Exhibition." Sunday News (New York), July 13, 1947, mentioned in text, not illus.
Painting in the United States 1947. Exh. cat. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Institute, 1947, cat. no. 235, illus. in b&w, Plate 14
The New York Times. "10 Artists Receive Awards for Work: Prizes Totaling $7,500 Listed at Competitive Exhibition Sponsored by U. of Illinois." February 29, 1948, mentioned in text, not illus.
Roos, Frank J. "University of Illinois Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Painting." Art Digest, March 1, 1948, pp. 9–10, 35, illus. in b&w p. 10 and mentioned in text p. 9
Contemporary American Painting. Exh. cat. Urbana: University of Illinois, College of Fine and Applied Arts, 1948, cat. no. 57, illus. in b&w, Awarded Purchase Prize
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: University Gallery, University of Minnesota, 1950, cat. no. 14, illus. in b&w, listed as being "The Porch I" and from 1947
20th Century Works of Art. Exh. cat. Urbana: University of Illinois, 1957, cat. no. 50, plate 14, illus. in b&w
Dedication Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum. Exh. cat. Essays by David D. Henry, Allen S. Weller, Cecil V. Donovan. Urbana-Champaign: Krannert Art Museum, 1961, cat. no. 19 of Twentieth Century Paintings and Sculpture list, plate 18 (illus. in b&w)
Hunter, Sam, "Philip Guston," Art International, May 1962, pp. 62–67, mentioned in text p. 63 as "Porch I," not illus.
Levin, Kim. "Guston." In Art USA Now: 102 Vital Contemporary American Painters, vol. 1. Edited by Lee Nordness. Lucerne: C. J. Bucher, 1962, illus. in b&w no. 2, p. 219 (unpaginated)
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1962, cat. no. 5, not illus., shown as "Porch I"
Nordland, Gerald. "Review at Mid-Life." Frontier, July 1963, pp. 23–25, mentioned in text p. 23 as a part of the "Porch" series, not illus.
Dodd, Lamar, and William D. Paul, Jr. American Painting: The 1940s. Exh. cat. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1967, p. 22
American Paintings and Sculpture 1948–1969. Exh. cat. Urbana-Champaign: Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois, 1971, cat. no. 42, illus. in b&w plate 25, listed as dated 1948
Albright, Thomas. "A Curious Repertoire of the Guston Imagery." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, May 25, 1980, pp. 36–38, mentioned in text p. 36, not illus.
Albright, Thomas. "Philip Guston: 'It's a Strange Thing to Be Immersed in the Culture of Painting...'" ARTnews, September 1980, pp. 114–16, mentioned in text p. 114, not illus.
Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: George Braziller, 1980, cat. no. 8, not illus.
Philip Guston. San Francisco Museum of Art, California. Exh. brochure. 1980, illus. in b&w upper center inside fold
Purchase, Steve. "Philip Guston: A Major Retrospective at the Whitney." Baltimore Evening Sun, August 6, 1981, p. 11, mentioned in text, not illus.
Greene, Alison de Lima. "The Artist as Performer: Philip Guston's Early Work." Arts Magazine, November 1988, pp. 55–61, illus. in b&w p. 60 no. 14, and mentioned in text pp. 55, 60. Listed as "Porch I"
Degener, Patricia. "Retrospective of Philip Guston's Paintings Shows 'A Life Lived.'" St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 10, 1989, p. 4C, mentioned in text as "Porch No. I", not illus.
Brandenburg, John. "Seeing Guston's Art Requires a 'Leap' to Dallas." Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK), December 24, 1989, section Travel & Entertainment, p. 4, mentioned in text, not illus., listed as "Porch No. 1" and incorrectly as from 1945
Philip Guston: Retrospectiva de Pintura. Exh. cat. Essays by Mark Rosenthal, Robert Storr, Carrie Rickey, Francisco Calvo Serraller, and Dore Ashton. Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, Dirección General de Bellas Artes y Archivos, Centro Nacional de Exposiciones, 1989, cat. no. 6, illus. in color p. 37, listed as "Porch No. 1" and from 1945
Atterberry, Gisele. "Back to the 20th Century." Champaign-Urbana News Gazette, Friday, May 28, 1993.
Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1995, illus. in color fig. 12.43 p. 397 and mentioned in text pp. 397-398 and 402
Patterson, Tom. "Guston's '40s Works Frame His Future." Charlotte Observer, May 18, 1997, section Arts & Entertainment, pp 1F & 4F, mentioned in text p. 4F, not illus.
Philip Guston: Working Through the Forties. Exh. cat. Iowa City: University of Iowa Museum of Art, 1997, Paintings cat. no. 11, illus. in color p. 31
DeLong, Lea Rosson. Shifting Visions O'Keeffe Guston Richter. Exh. cat. Des Moines: Des Moines Art Center, 1998, illus. in b&w and mentioned in text p. 41
Milroy, Sarah. "I Was Feeling Split, Schizophrenic." National Post, May 17, 2000, pp. B6–B7, mentioned in text, not illus.
Philip Guston Peintures 1947-1979. Exh. brochure. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2000, mentioned in text, not illus.
Fineberg, Jonathan. Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being. 2nd ed. 1995. Reprint, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000, illus. in color fig. 12.45 p. 407 and mentioned in text pp. 407, 408, and 411
Anfam, David. "Telling Tales: Philip Guston in Retrospect." Artforum International, May 2003, pp. 132–39, 192, mentioned in text p. 134, listed "The Porch No. 1", not illus.
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, mentioned in text p. 33, not illus.
Botelho, Manuel. Guston em contexto: até ao regresso da figura. Lisbon: Livros Vendaval, 2007, mentioned in text p. 68, not illus.
Schreier, Christoph, Poul Erik Tøjner, Isabel Dervaux, and Michael Semff. Philip Guston: Works on Paper. Exh. cat. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2007, mentioned in text p. 15, not illus.
Krannert Art Museum: Selected Works. Champaign: Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, 2008, illus. in color p. 262
Arntzen, Etta. Krannert Art Museum: Selected Works. Champaign: Krannert Art Museum, 2009,
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, and Conversations. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011, mentioned in text pp. 151 and 214 (Porch series), not illus.
Pfeiffer, Ingrid, and Max Hollein, eds. Philip Guston Das Grosse Spatwerk/Late Works. Exh. cat. Cologne: Strzeleckibooks, 2013, mentioned in text p. 142 (English)/141 (German), not illus., listed as being from 1945
Miller, Peter Benson, ed. Go Figure! New Perspectives on Guston. New York: American Academy in Rome; New York Review of Books, 2014, mentioned in text p. 88 and footnote 17 on p. 88, not illus.
Cole, Thomas B. "The Porch Philip Guston." JAMA, July 12, 2016, illus. in color p. 133 and mentioned in text p. 132
Abstract Expressionism. Exh. cat. London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2016, cat. no. 27 illus. in color p. 159 and mentioned in text pp. 37 and 49
Expresionismo Abstracto. Exh. cat. Bilbao: Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, 2017, cat. no. 23, illus. in color p. 153
Yau, John. "The Parallel Worlds of Philip Guston and Saul Steinberg." Hyperallergic, December 16, 2018. Online, mentioned in text as being from 1945, not illus.
Woodstock Artists Association: One Hundred Years of Community and Art. Woodstock: Woodstock Artists Association, 2019, illus. in color Fig. 54 p. 108 and mentioned in text pp. 60 and 109-110
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, illus. in color p. 27 and mentioned in text p. 26
Storr, Robert. Philip Guston: A Life Spent Painting. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, No. 28 illus. in color p. 38, illus. in color p. 336 as part of an installation photo and mentioned in text p. 36
Cooper, Harry, Mark Godfrey, Alison de Lima Greene, and Kate Nesin. Philip Guston Now. Exh. cat. Washington D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 2020, illus. in color Plate 24 p. 40 and mentioned in text pp. 43, 188-189 and 201
Nadel, Dan. "Now You See Me." Artforum, January/February 2021, pp. 106-110, illus. in color and mentioned in text p. 109
Guston, Philip. I Paint What I Want To See. Penguin Classics, 2022, mentioned in text pp. 82-83, not illus.
Philip Guston. Lyon: FAGE éditions, 2022, illus. in color p. 10