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Philip Guston: Late Paintings

Inverleith House, Edinburgh,

Until 7th October

This year, as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival, the latest ambitious summer show at Inverleith House will be devoted to Philip Guston, one of those artists whom, in the words of curator Paul Nesbitt, “people need to see.”

Canadian-born, but an LA schoolfriend of Jackson Pollock, Guston (1913-1980) made his name in New York as a leading figure in the first generation of Abstract Expressionists. It is, however, his late figurative works, nine of which will be…

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