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 Philip Guston  (1913 - 1980)

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Lived/Active: New York/California / Canada      Known for: abstract expressionism, figurative

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Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1913 (Montreal, Canada)
- 1980 (Woodstock, New York)
New York/California / Canada abstract expressionism, figurative
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture

  
Media
* Acrylic Paint
* Charcoal
* Colored Pencil
* Conte Crayon
* Crayon
* Fresco
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Magic Marker, Sharpie, Felt-Tip Pen
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstract Expressionism
* Abstract Figurative, Human Figure
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* New York School/Abstract Expressionism
* Surrealism, Surrealist

  
Subjects
* American Scene
* Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
* Botanics, Plant Life
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Genre, Human Activity
* Landscape
* Still Life
* Townscape, Village Scene

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* California Before 1940
* Long Island, New York
* Mexico and/or Central America
* Woodstock, New York

  
Art Association
* National Society of Mural Painters
* Woodstock Art Association

  
Schools
* Columbia University Art Department, Teacher
* New York Studio School, Teacher
* Otis Art Institute, Student
* Yale School of Fine Art, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* Ford Foundation Grant
* Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant
* Yaddo Resident Artist

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Richard Weisman Collection
* UBS-Paine Webber Collection

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Genre Specialty
* Mural Specialty
* PWA, WPA, Public Works Project Participant

  
Artist Colony
* Woodstock Art Colony

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Venice Biennale

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Boston Museum of Fine Arts
* Carnegie Institute, International
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
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