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Philip Guston: A Life Lived with Bill Berkson
Date Sunday August 18
Time 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location Details
WHERE: Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street (between Third and Fourth streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorMelanie Samay
Narrated by the artist, Philip Guston: A Life Lived was filmed as the artist organized his 1980 retrospective at SFMOMA. Mixing footage shot in San Francisco and at the artist’s Woodstock studio, this film captures Guston speaking candidly about his philosophy of painting and life (58 min, 1981). Following the film, poet and art scholar Bill Berkson discusses Guston’s work in the context of the exhibition Beyond Belief: 100 Years of the Spiritual in Modern Art. Berkson will also share personal stories of a longtime professional and personal relationship with the artist.

INFO:, info [at], or call 415.655.7800.

TICKETS: FREE with regular admission as follows: General Admission, $12; Students with a valid ID and Seniors, $10; Members and Youth 18 and under, free.
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