“Figuration to Abstraction and Back Again: How Philip Guston Shaped 20th-Century Painting”

Claire Selvin discusses Guston’s career and upcoming Hauser & Wirth exhibition in her article for ARTNews.

Lower Level, 1975, oil on canvas. © The Estate of Philip Guston

“Philip Guston is best known for his incisive, cartoonish paintings and drawings ranging in subject matter from everyday scenes to narrative political satires, particularly those of Richard Nixon. Guston’s work received varying degrees of critical praise throughout his lifetime, shifting as he changed course.” 

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