Symposium: Philip Guston and Iowa

  • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Art Building West
141 N. Riverside Drive, Iowa City

If you missed the symposium, Iowa Research Online offers the papers presented as both documents and audio files:

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Philip Guston and Iowa

Organized by the University of Iowa Museum of Art


9:00 AM               Coffee

9:30                       Introductions

9:45                       Sally Radic, Director, The Guston Foundation

                                "Online Legacy Work: A Catalog Raisonne and Website"

10:30                     Kathleen A. Edwards, UIMA Senior Curator

                                "Philip Guston and the WWII Years at the University of Iowa"

11:30                     Questions

—Lunch Break—

1:30 PM               Joni L. Kinsey, UI Professor of Art History

                                "Philip Guston and H. W. Janson: Modernism at the University of Iowa and Beyond"

2:30                        Mark Rosenthal, Art Historian and Independent Curator

                                "Philip Guston’s Crisis in the 1960s"

3:30                       Susan Chrysler White, UI Professor of Painting

                                "Through the Lens of Guston: Contemporary Artists and Philip Guston"

4:30                        Questions

University of Iowa alumnae Margo Kren, and Alan and Ann January have provided funding for the symposium

An exhibition of twelve works of art by Philip Guston in the UIMA collection will be on view in the UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom from July 1, 2017 to January 7, 2018.

Cost: Free and Open to the Public


Attributed to Jay Griffin West

Philip Guston

, c. 1944–1945
Silver gelatin, 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (2)
Papers of Lester D. Longman, University of Iowa Archives, Iowa City, Iowa

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