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Philip Guston on painting

‘What is seen and called a picture is what remains – an evidence. Even as one travels in painting towards a state of “unfreedom” where only certain things can happen, unaccountably the unknown must appear.’ ~ Philip Guston

Artist Quotes


Did you know that if you google « fried food art » you actually get results? (here’s the proof) After such an interesting discovery (hum), I went on and googled « food artwork. 461 more words

Art Is Cool

Friday Favorites: Deep in the Heart of Texas

Seriously, ya’ll, it’s Friday. Besides dedicating this post to the copious amounts of sleep I’m going to turn-down-for-what tonight, I’m here to write about a super exciting museum that I recently visited in not Oklahoma, but deep in the heart of Texas, … 1,134 more words

Art As Life

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