"Lovingly compiled" Artforum 20101001 "This hefty volume is 344 pages of smart art takes (Clark Coolidge, ed.) by the largely self-taught painter who, with pal Jackson Pollock, got expelled from L.A.'s Manual Arts High School in 1929." -- Christopher Knight Los Angeles Times, Culture Watch Blog 20101215 "This is a book of wisdom, not only for artists but for anyone seeking to learn something from art." The Nation 20110110 "Expansive" San Francisco Bay Guardian 20110302 "Until now his influence has been through his art rather than his words. This collection gathers together interviews and studio discussions and commits the artist's words to print. -- Alexander Adams Art Newspaper 20111201 "[Guston's] voice at its effusive best." Jewish Exponent 20110525
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Clark Coolidge has published many volumes of poetry and a collaboration with Philip Guston, Baffling Means: Writings/Drawings. Dore Ashton is Professor of Art History at the Cooper Union. Her many books include A Critical Study of Philip Guston, available from UC Press.