"I wanted to tell stories!": Guston in His Own (and Others') Words

Related Exhibition Philip Guston Retrospective

Thursday, September 25, 2003, 7:00 p.m.

Phyllis Wattis Theater

Berkson and Coolidge, both of whom befriended Guston late in his life, read from Guston's writings and interviews, his favorite authors, and their own texts, followed by dialogue with the audience.

$12 general; $8 SFMOMA members and seniors. A limited number of free tickets are available for college students, faculty, and staff with ID. Free tickets may be picked up at the admissions desk between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. the evening of the event. Tickets are available at the Museum with no surcharge or through


Bill Berkson, poet and Guston catalogue essay author
Clark Coolidge, poet and editor of Guston's writings and interviews