Catalogue Raisonné


The Air Training Program (Advanced Pilot Training), 1943
Gouache on paper
30 x 23¾ in.
76.2 x 60.3 cm
Signed front lower right: Philip Guston
Private Collection
The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL, "World at Work, 1930-1955, Twenty-Five Years of Art for Fortune", May 12, 1955 - June 15, 1955 Travelled to:
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, "The Drawings of Philip Guston", September 07, 1988 - November 01, 1988  Travelled to:
Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, NY, "Philip Guston: Brave New World 1943: Drawings & Gouaches Commissioned During World War II", July 12, 1997 - September 08, 1997  Travelled to:
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, "Philip Guston Retrospective", March 30, 2003 - June 08, 2003  Travelled to:
Fortune. "The Air Training Program." February 1944, pp. 146–52, 174, illus. in color p. 146 (unpaginated)
Iowa City Press-Citizen. "Art Exhibition to Be Shown Here." February 29, 1944, illus. in b&w, listed as "Advanced Pilot Training"
World at Work: Twenty-Five Years of Art for Fortune 1930–1955. Exh. cat. New York: Time, 1955, cat. no. 25, illus. in color, Lent by the Midtown Galleries, listed as "Frontspiece for a wartime article on "The Air Training Program" (February 1944)
Flam, Jack. "The Gallery: Philip Guston." Wall Street Journal, October 5, 1988, mentioned in text, not illus.
Dabrowski, Magdalena. The Drawings of Philip Guston. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1988, cat. no. 8, illus. in color p. 57, listed as "The Air Training Program"
Dabrowski, Magdalena. Dibuixos Philip Guston. Exh. cat. Barcelona: Fundacio Caixa de Pensions, 1989, cat. no. 8 illus. in color p. 77
Auping, Michael. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Philip Guston Retrospective. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2003, illus. in color Plate 8, unpaginated (but would be p. 105)
Mayer, Musa. Philip Guston. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2020, illus. in color p. 22 and mentioned in text p. 14
Coolidge, Clark, ed. Philip Guston: Que peindre sinon l'énigme. Translated by Éric Suchère. Strasbourg: L'Atelier Contemporain, 2023, illus. in color no. 28 (unpaginated)