PHILIP GUSTON (1913-1980)
PHILIP GUSTON (1913-1980)
PHILIP GUSTON (1913-1980)
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PHILIP GUSTON (1913-1980)

Leaf III

PHILIP GUSTON (1913-1980)
Leaf III
signed 'Philip Guston' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated 'PHILIP GUSTON "LEAF III" 1960' (on the reverse)
oil on illustration board mounted on Masonite
29 7⁄8 x 40 in. (75.9 x 101.6 cm.)
Painted in 1960.
Acquired directly from the artist by the late owner

The Guston Foundation, The Philip Guston Catalogue Raisonné, digital, ongoing, no. P60.013 (illustrated).
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New Paintings by Philip Guston, February-March 1961.

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"Ah, so that’s what ‘art’ is – lets you stop – isolate it – lets us ‘see’ it – but here in this new picture there is ‘nothing’ to see – except multitudes of masses, that go on forever – in the mind."
– Philip Guston

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