1913 Philip Goldstein, born in Montreal
1980 died on 7th June in Woodstock, New York


1930 Scholarship at Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles
1947 Guggenheim scholarship
1948 Prix de Rome from American Academy in Rome
1960 Major presentation of work at XXX Biennale, Venice
1968 Second Guggenheim scholarship
1970-1971 Artist in Residence at the American Academy in Rome
1972 Elected as member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1973-1978 Professor at Boston University, Massachusetts
1975 Receives Distinguished Teaching of Art Award, The College Art Association
1980 Creative Arts Award from Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts

Selected solo exhibitions

2014 Late Works, Collection Falckenberg, Hamburg-Harburg
2007/08 Arbeiten auf Papier, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
2007 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Arbeiten auf Papier, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Philip Guston, Albertina, Vienna
2006 Drawings, McKee Gallery, New York (Kat.), Objects, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2004 Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, Grimm Fine Art, Amsterdam
2003 Philip Guston Retrospective, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA; touring exhibition at San Francisco San Francisco Museum of Art, USA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Royal Academy, London
2000 Philip Guston: A New Alphabet, Yale University Art Gallery; touring exhibition at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, Philip Guston: Small Paintings and Drawings 1968-1980, McKee Gallery, New York, (Kat.)
1999 Philip Guston: Gemälde 1947 - 1979, Kunstmuseum, Bonn: touring exhibition in Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2000) (Kat.), Philip Guston: Works on Paper, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
1998 Philip Guston: Works on Paper, 1968-1980, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, Philip Guston: The Last Works, Lafayette College, Easton, USA (Kat.)
Philip Guston: Selected Works on Paper and Canvas, Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles (Kat.)
1997 Philip Guston, Brave New World: 1943, The Woodstock Artists Association, Woodstock, New York
1996 Philip Guston: Major Paintings from the Seventies, McKee Gallery, New York
1995 Philip Guston, Oeuvres sur Papier 1975-1980, Musée de L’Abbaye Sainte-Croix, Les Sables d’Olonne, Frankreich
Philip Guston, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, USA, Philip Guston: The Fifties, McKee Gallery, New York (Kat.)
1994 Philip Guston: Lithographs, Gallery Paul Cava, Philadelphia, USA
1990 Drawings from the Philip Guston and Clark Coolidge Exchange, The Berkshire Museum, USA. touring exhbition at Galerie Lelong, New York
1988 The Drawings of Philip Guston, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; touring exhibition at Museum Overholland, Amsterdam; La Fundacion La Caixa, ; Barcelona; Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Großbritannien; Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; Galeria Nazionale D'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
Philip Guston: The Late Prints, Cava Gallery, Philadelphia
1987 Roma 1971, David McKee Gallery, New York
1986 Philip Guston: Works on Paper, Cava Gallery, Philadelphia
1985 Philip Guston: Drawings, Reconnaissance Gallery, Fitzroy, Victoria; touring exhibition in Australia and Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
1984 Philip Guston: The Late Works, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (Kat.)
1983 Riva Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona USA, Philip Guston: Eight Lithographs, Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles
1982 Philip Guston: Paintings 1969-1980, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. Touring exhibition in Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Kunsthalle, Basel (Kat.)
1981 A New Spirit in Painting, Royal Academy of Arts, London (Kat.), Paintings by Philip Guston, Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
Philip Guston : Lithographs, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, Montana, USA
1980 A Tribute to Philip Guston: Paintings and Drawings from 1950 to 1980, David McKee Gallery, New York
Philip Guston : Recent Paintings, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
1978 Philip Guston: New Works in San Francisco, Museum of Modern Art, San Fransisco, Philip Guston: Drawings, 1947 – 1977, David McKee Gallery, New York
Philip Guston: Major Paintings, 1975 – 76, Alan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago (Kat.)
1977 Philip Guston: Paintings, 1976, David McKee Gallery, New York, A Selection of Recent Works by Philip Guston, Achim Moeller Gallery, London
1976 Philip Guston: Paintings, 1975, David McKee Gallery, New York
1975 Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, USA, Philip Guston: Drawings for Bill Berksons Enigma Variations, Galerie Paule Anglim, San Francisco
1974 Gertude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, USA, David McKee Gallery, New York (Kat.)
1973 Philip Guston, Major Paintings of the Sixties, Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, USA, Philip Guston Drawings 1938-1972, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1970 Philip Guston, Recent Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York
1969 Philip Guston, Paintings and Drawings, Gertrude Kasle Gallery, Detroit, USA
1967 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
1966 Philip Guston, Recent Paintings and Drawings, The Jewish Museum, New York (Kat.)
1962 Philip Guston, (retrospective exhibition 1941-1962), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brüssels, Belgien; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (Kat.)
1961 New Paintings by Philip Guston, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1956 12 Americans, Museum of Modern Art, New York (Kat.)
1953 Philip Guston: Paintings and Drawings, Egan Gallery, New York
1952 Paintings 1948-1951 by Philip Guston, Peridot Gallery, New York
1945 Midtown Galleries, New York
1931 Stanley Rose Gallery, Los Angeles

Selected group exhibitions

2007/08 MACBA in Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
2007 Philip Guston / Jasper Johns, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
2007 Finding Form, The Contemporary, Atlanta, max. Durchfahrtshöhe, Galerie ScheiblerMitte, Berlin
John Baldessari Explores the Collection, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington
Drawings from the UBS Art Collection, Tate Modern, London, Paint It Blue, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
2006/07 Form and Line, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin
Magritte and Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
2006 Resonance, Frith Street Gallery, London, Enigma Variations, zusammen mit Giogio de Chirico, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA
The New Landscape, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York
2005 51. Biennale, Vienna, Italy
2001 Philip Guston: One-Shot-Painting, De Un Solo Aliento, IVAM, Valencia, Spain
Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA (Kat.)
2000 Couples, Cheim & Read, New York
Modern Art Despite Modernism, Museum of Modern Art, New York (Kat.)
Bizarro World! The Parallel Universes of Comics & Fine Art, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, USA
The Collector as Patron in the Twentieth Century, Knoedler and Company, New York
Modern Art at Harvard, The Bunkamura Museum of Art, Japan (Kat.)
Im Not Here: Constructing Identity at the Turn of the Century, The Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, USA
Creacion y Figura: Figuracion en el siglo XX, Fundacion Bancaja, Valencia, Spain (Kat.)
1999 Made in USA: 1940-1970 Abstract Expressionism to Pop, Centro Cultural de la Fundació la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
touring exhibition in Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt (Kat.)
Examining Pictures: Exhibiting Paintings, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (Kat.)
Philip Guston, R. Crumb, Barry McGee, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco (Kat.)
1998 The Edward R. Broida Collection, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, USA
1997 Private Worlds: 200 Years of American Still Life Painting, Aspen Art Museum, USA
Founders and Heirs of the New York School, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan. (Kat.)
Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (Kat.)
1996 Face a l´Histoire: 1933-1996, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Rebels - Painters and Poets of the 1950s, The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Views from Abroad: European Perspectives on American Art 2, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Wanderausstellung im Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
1995 Identita E Alternita, Palazzo Grassi. in association with the 46th Biennale in Venice, Italy, curated by Jean Clair (Kat.)
Drawing the Line, South Bank Centre, London, UK. Southampton City Art Gallery
touring exhibition in The Oakland Museum, Oakland, USA; UCLA - Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
1994 American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin; touring exhibition in The Royal Academy of Art, London
1993 Not for Sale, items on loan from New York Art Dealers, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Tutte La Strade Portano A Roma?, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
1990 The 1980s: Prints from the Collection of Joshua P. Smith, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1989 Stationen der Moderne, Berlinische Galerie, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
1988 Drawn-Out, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, USA
Return to the Figure: Three Studies, Philip Guston, Jean Helion, Irene Rice Pereira, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York (Kat.)
1987 Seven Artists in Depth, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
American Art Today: The Portrait, Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, USA (Kat.)
1986 Curators Choice 1985, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, (Curator: Klaus Kertess)
1985 Gemini G.E.L.: Art and Collaboration, National Gallery of Art, Washington; touring exhibition in Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, USA; Seattle Art Museum, USA; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, USA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA; Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Kat.)
1985 American Art Today: Still Life, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, USA (Kat.)
1984 Twentieth Century American Drawing: The Figure in Context, International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington, D.C.
1983 Minimalism to Expressionism: Since 1965 From the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1980, Pictures for an Exhibition, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Aspects of the 70´s: Mavericks, Rose Art Museum, Waltham, USA (Kat.)
1978 American Painting of the 70´s, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, USA; touring exhibition through the USA (Kat.)
1970 Color and Field, 1890 - 1970, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
1969 New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1967
1969 Six Painters: Mondrian, Guston, Kline, de Kooning, Pollock, Rothko, University of St. Thomas Art Department, Houston, Texas, USA (Kat.)
Two Decades of American Painting, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1965 New York School: The First Generation, Paintings of the 1940s and 1950s, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA
1964 Painting and Sculpture of a Decade: 1954-1964, The Tate Gallery, London
Two Generations, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, A Selection of 20th Century Art of 3 Generations, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1963 20th Century Master Drawings, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
11 Abstract Expressionist Painters, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1962 Art Since 1950: American and International, Seattle Worlds Fair
Continuity and Change: 45 American Abstract Painters and Sculptors, The Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, USA
10 American Painters, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1961 American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists, Guggenheim Museum, New York
Modern American Drawings, organised by The International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, for the Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto, Italy ; touring exhibition through Europe and Israel
1960 30. Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, Venice
The Image Lost and Found, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA, 9 American Painters, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1959 Documenta II, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Deutschland, 8 American Painters, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
V. Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo, Brazil
1958 Primera Biennial interamericana de pinture y grabado, Instituto National de Bellas Artes, Mexico City Nature in Abstraction: The Relation of Abstract Painting and ; Sculpture to Nature in Twentieth Century American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
10th Anniversary Exhibition, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1957 IV. Biennial Internacional de Sao Paulo, Brasil, 8 Americans, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1956 Recent Paintings by 7 Americans, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1955 50 Ans d´art aux Etats-Unis: Collections du Museum of Modern Art de New York, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
1954 Younger American Painters, Guggenheim Museum, New York
1953 Abstract Expressionists, Baltimore Museum of Art, USA
1952 Expressionism in American Painting, Albright Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
1951 Abstract Painting and Sculpture in America, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Ninth Street Show, 60 East Ninth Street, New York
American Vanguard Art for Paris Exhibition, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Regards sur la peinture americaine, Galerie de France, Paris, France
1950 The Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Paintings, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, USA
1948 University of Illinois Competitive Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois, Champaign, USA
1947 121st Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Sculpture, and Watercolor and Graphic Art, National Academy of Design, New York
1946 Twelve Americans, Institute of Modern Art, Boston, USA
1945 Critics Choice of Contemporary Arts and Antiques Show, 17th Armory, New York, USA
1944 One Hundred Thirty-ninth Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA
1943 Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington
1941 Directions in American Painting, Carnegie Institute, Department of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, USA
1939 3rd Annual Membership Exhibition: Art in a Skyscraper, American Artists Congress, New York
1934 Progressive Painters of Southern California, Los Angeles Museum, USA
1933 14th Annual Exhibition of Painters and Sculptors, Los Angeles Museum, USA