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Philip Guston's "Don'ts"


Don’t paint to prove an idea.

Don’t paint prove what’s right.

Don’t paint to be loved.

Don’t decorate rectangles.

Don’t accept notions, myths, shibboleths. Don’t accept. 88 more words


Day 103

The weather: wet and dark in the a.m. and sunny and sharp in the p.m.

I’ve been reading the words (lecture) of Philip Guston on his drawings- ink on paper from the 50’s and 60’s… 592 more words


ARTICLE: Philip Guston's Line

Philip Guston “East Side”

ARTICLE: Philip Guston’s Line

A thoughtful take on painter Philip Guston as a draftsman in paint. Key quote from the article: “It was during this period that Guston also got rid of everything but the line in his drawings. 175 more words