Philip Guston

Philip Guston bio

Birth Name: Philip Guston

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: Montreal

Date Of Birth: June 27, 1913

Date Of Death: June 7, 1980

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Philip Guston was born on the 27th of June, 1913. He was popular for being a Painter. New York School painter and printmaker whose work bridged the gap between abstract expressionism and neo-expressionism. His 1972 oil-on-canvas, “Painting, Smoking Eating,” exemplified his overall style.

Philip Guston was born in Montreal. He attended the Otis Art Institute and painted his first mural when he was just eighteen years old. He taught at the University of Iowa and at Washington University in St. Louis.

Philip Guston was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Philip Guston was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Philip Guston is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Philip’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Philip Guston’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Philip Guston’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Philip Guston kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Philip Guston was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Philip Guston
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Philip Guston was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Philip Guston was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Philip Guston had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Philip Guston’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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