A generously illustrated collection of essays considering the late work of Philip Guston (1913-1980), contemporary and friend of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. This volume illuminates the enduring power of Guston's ouevre and gives insight into the life and final works of a complex and compelling artist.
Peter Benson Miller is Andrew Heiskell Arts Director at the American Academy in Rome. In 2010, he curated the exhibition Philip Guston, Roma at the Museo Carlo Bilotti--Aranciera di Villa Borghese in Rome, which then traveled to the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. Robert Storr is the Dean of the Yale University School of Art. He was commissioner of the 2007 Venice Biennale. He is the author of numerous catalogs, articles, and books, including Philip Guston.
"A serious consideration of an often paradoxical painter, this collection contributes significantly to Guston's enduring legacy." --Publishers Weekly