The Deluge: A Discussion with the Curators

In this six-minute video, hear from the “Philip Guston Now” curators as they discuss Guston’s The Deluge (1969), a large, enigmatic painting from the MFA’s collection. Megan Bernard, director of Membership; Ethan Lasser, John Moors Cabot Chair, Art of the Americas; and guest curators Kate Nesin and Terence Washington describe their changing impressions of the artwork over the course of working on the exhibition, and share their reactions to an unexpected discovery hiding beneath layers of paint.