Philip Guston at Tate Modern

Philip Guston’s Flatlands (1970) is one of more than 100 paintings and drawings in an exhibition originally due to take place in September 2020 Photo: © Tate; Larina Fernandes
Philip Guston’s Flatlands (1970) is one of more than 100 paintings and drawings in an exhibition originally due to take place in September 2020. Photo ©Tate; Larina Fernandes

The Art Newspaper, November 2, 2023, “The Big Review: Philip Guston at Tate Modern – The long-delayed London survey is a revelatory tour de force that charts the twists and turns of the Canadian-American artist’s 50-year career,” by Matthew Holman

Painting, Smoking, Eating, 1973. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. ©The Estate of Philip Guston, Courtesy of Hauser & Wirth

The Times, September 23, 2023, “‘My father, Philip Guston, would be offended by the reaction to his show.’ The painter of cartoon Klansmen had his Tate show cancelled. Now it is back on. His daughter talks to Laura Freeman about the controversy,” by Laura Freeman

The Times, October 3, 2023, “Philip Guston review – beyond the controversy, marvel at the craft – Tate Modern,” by Laura Freeman

Monument, 1976. Tate, London. ©The Estate of Philip Guston

Evening Standard, October 3, 2023, “Philip Guston at Tate Modern review: riven with anger, engorged with love, haunted by suffering,” by Ben Luke

The Guardian, October 3, 2023, “‘What would it be like to be evil?’ Controversial Philip Guston show ridicules the virus-like KKK,” by Adrian Searle

The Telegraph, October 3, 2023, “Philip Guston: timeless art that skewers evil with a savage intensity. From his Holocaust-derived imagery to Ku Klux Klan figures, Guston does not set out to ingratiate – and the results are astonishing,” by Alastair Sooke

The Independent, October 4, 2023, “Philip Guston at Tate Modern review: An extraordinary, startling show full of moral disquiet,” by Mark Hudson

Financial Times, October 5, 2023, “Philip Guston, Tate Modern review – violent, unsettling and thrilling from start to finish. The decade’s most controversial exhibition features some of postwar America’s most original, potent images,” by Jackie Wullschläger

The Arts Desk, October 5, 2023, “Philip Guston, Tate Modern review – a compelling look at an artist who derided the KKK,” by Sarah Kent

Philip Guston,Tate Modern

Artlyst, October 6, 2023, “Philip Guston Tate Modern Worth The Wait,” by Sue Hubbard

Strand Magazine, October 6, 2023, “Review: Philip Guston at Tate Modern,” by Ernest Chlopicki

The New Statesman, October 8, 2023, “Philip Guston’s American Monsters. His 1960s paintings of Ku Klux Klansmen confront the banality of evil – and retain their power to shock,” by Michael Prodger

The Sunday Times, October 8, 2023, “Philip Guston: forget the Ku Klux Klan row, this show is unmissable,” by Waldemar Januszczak

The Observer, October 8, 2023, “Philip Guston; Sarah Lucas: Happy Gas review – tragi-comic cartoonery. Tate Modern; Tate Britain, London. The delayed Philip Guston retrospective opens at last – and it is mordant, magnificent, unmissable…,” by Laura Cummings

FAD Magazine, October 9, 2023, “Philip Guston’s First Major UK Retrospective in 20 Years Opens at Tate Modern,” by Mark Westall

The Conversation, October 10, 2023, “Philip Guston: controversial delayed Tate show asks ‘what would it be like to be evil?,'” by Clare Carolin

ArtReview, October 13, 2023, “Philip Guston and the Politics of Painted Images,” by J.J. Charlesworth

Studio International, October 19, 2023, “Philip Guston – This strait-laced, work-focused retrospective affirms Philip Guston’s place as one of the 20th century’s finest painters,” by Joe Lloyd

The Week, October 20, 2023, “Philip Guston review: a ‘five-star show’ at Tate Modern – New retrospective traces ‘Guston’s progress’ over a long, varied career,” by The Week staff

The Spectator, October 21, 2023, “How Philip Guston became a hero to a new generation of figurative painters,” by Laura Gascoigne

Le Journal des Arts, October 24, 2023, “Philip Guston réhabilité,” by Itzhak Goldberg

Apollo, October 24, 2023, “Taking Philip Guston on his own terms,” by Hettie Judah

A woman walks in front of a painting of a hand drawing a line.
The Line, 1978, at Philip Guston Tate Modern, London, 2023. Photo ©Tate (Larina Fernandes)

The Observer, November 9, 2023, “Tate Modern Reveals Philip Guston’s Hoodwink. After courting controversy in America, the artist’s retrospective arrives mostly unmoderated in London,” by Nathan Smith