Craig Burnett is the author of Philip Guston: The Studio (Afterall Books) and senior director at Frith Street Gallery, London

A Bacchanalian Revel before a Term (detail; 1632–33), Nicolas Poussin. The National Gallery

Poussin’s dancers pass the test of time

Time is suspended in Nicolas Poussin’s paintings of dancers who revel in the viewer’s attention

23 Oct 2021
Guston in the studio with Painter’s Table (1973).

‘Philip Guston’s life traced that of modern art itself’

A new biography by Robert Storr offers a comprehensive yet personal account of the artist’s complex career

12 May 2020
Still from the digital video installation One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk (2019), by Isuma, the central work in the Canadian Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale.

Venice in furs – an Inuit collective at the Biennale

The Isuma collective’s new film draws on the history of coerced relocation of Inuit communities in Canada

8 May 2019
The Line (detail; 1978), Philip Guston.

The literary lineage of Philip Guston

Philip Guston’s engagement with literature cemented his place in the history of art

9 May 2017