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The drawings of Philip Guston

Author: Magdalena Dabrowski; Philip Guston; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art, ©1988.
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"This book ... [shows] how the artist worked out his developing ideas primarily through drawing. Included are examples of work from his early years, such as the preparatory drawings he made as a muralist for the WPA in the 1930s, in addition to the increasingly abstract work of the 1940s and 1950s, and the sequence of pictorial experiments that led to his reintroduction of the figure in the late 1960s. Also  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dabrowski, Magdalena.
Drawings of Philip Guston.
New York : Museum of Modern Art, c1988
(OCoLC)569627648
Named Person: Philip Guston; Philip Guston
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magdalena Dabrowski; Philip Guston; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 0870703528 9780870703522 087070351X 9780870703515
OCLC Number: 18487079
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition, Sept. 8-Nov. 1, 1988, directed by Magdalena Dabrowski at the Museum of Modern Art.
Description: 184 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: Magdalena Dabrowski.

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"This book ... [shows] how the artist worked out his developing ideas primarily through drawing. Included are examples of work from his early years, such as the preparatory drawings he made as a muralist for the WPA in the 1930s, in addition to the increasingly abstract work of the 1940s and 1950s, and the sequence of pictorial experiments that led to his reintroduction of the figure in the late 1960s. Also reproduced, in color, are a number of painterly gouaches and a series of acrylics"--Back cover.

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