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The Essential Cy Twombly

Author : Cy Twombly,Simon Schama
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 44,7 Mb
Release : 2014
Category : Art, Modern
ISBN : 0500093857

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The Essential Cy Twombly by Cy Twombly,Simon Schama Pdf

Cy Twombly (1928-2011) created art that was remarkable for its versatility, sensitivity and originality. Throughout his career, he followed his own artistic pathway, independent from contemporary trends, and for a long time his work went unnoticed by a wider audience. By the time of his death in Rome, at the age of 83, he was internationally recognized as one of the greatest and most idiosyncratic artists of the 20th and early 21st century. This book provides an authoritative overview of Twombly's complex body of work, bringing together the most important of his paintings and painting cycles, as well as a selection of his drawings, sculptures and photographs.

Reading Cy Twombly

Author : Mary Jacobus
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2016-08-16
Category : Art
ISBN : 9780691170725

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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION: TWOMBLY'S BOOKS -- 1 MEDITERRANEAN PASSAGES: RETROSPECT -- 2 PSYCHOGRAM AND PARNASSUS: HOW (NOT) TO READ A TWOMBLY -- 3 TWOMBLY'S VAGUENESS: THE POETICS OF ABSTRACTION -- 4 ACHILLES' HORSES, TWOMBLY'S WAR -- 5 ROMANTIC TWOMBLY -- 6 THE PASTORAL STAIN -- 7 PSYCHE: THE DOUBLE DOOR -- 8 TWOMBLY'S LAPSE -- POSTSCRIPT: WRITING IN LIGHT -- NOTES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX

Cy Twombly: Making Past Present

Author : CHRISTINE. NESIN KONDOLEON (KATE.)
Publisher : MFA Publications
Page : 264 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 2020-08-25
Category : Art
ISBN : 0878468749

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Cy Twombly: Making Past Present by CHRISTINE. NESIN KONDOLEON (KATE.) Pdf

Luscious reproductions of more than 50 of Twombly's paintings, drawings and little-known sculptures, along with classical works of art, tell the story of an American abstractionist's poetical dialogue with antiquity Cy Twombly's first visit to Italy as a young man ignited a lifelong passion for classical culture that is everywhere present in his art. Painted canvases, works on paper and small-scale sculptures reveal the historical soul of Twombly's abstract compositions. Taking on myths and heroes as personal guides, he created a psychologically complex dialogue with the visual and literary art of antiquity. This sumptuously illustrated publication reproduces a carefully chosen selection of the artist's paintings, drawings and sculptures alongside works of classical antiquity, including a number from his personal collection. Illuminating essays by leading scholars and writers, including Anne Carson, Jennifer R. Gross, Brooke Holmes and Mary Jacobus, explore the often enigmatic engagement of Twombly's art with the world of the past. Cy Twombly(1928-2011) was born in Lexington, Virginia, and lived and worked in New York in the early 1950s and at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. After traveling around North Africa, Spain and Italy, he settled in Rome, where he remained for the rest of his life.

Cy Twombly Photographs

Author : Cy Twombly
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 96 pages
File Size : 46,9 Mb
Release : 1993
Category : Color photography
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021647800

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Matthew Marks is pleased to announce his next exhibition will be Cy Twombly Photographs. The exhibition will consist of twenty-nine color photographs. This is the first time Twombly has exhibited work in this medium.Cy Twombly began experimenting with color photography in the early 1980s. About four years ago he started working with the master printers Michel and Jean-Francois Fresson at the Atelier Fresson in Savigny sur Orge, France. The Fresson technique is a unique photographic printing process carried on exclusively by the Fresson family since 1990. The photographs which result have an unusually rich surface and extraordinary, saturated colors over which the artist is able to maintain exceptional control. Fresson prints are the most permanent photographic color images made today.The subject matter of Twombly's photographs are flowers, trees and ancient Roman sculptures. The majority of the works in the exhibition have been put together by the artist into groups of five or six images. Theirs is similar to the way Twombly has presented his paintings and drawings in the past. While not as abstract as his work in other media, the photographs Twombly will show are close in feeling to his larger scale work and are important to an understanding of his subject matter and working methods.The last exhibition in New York consisting of entirely new work by Cy Twombly was held in 1982. -- Press Release (see link).

Cy Twombly's Things

Author : Kate Nesin
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 264 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 2014
Category : ART
ISBN : UCSD:31822038978136

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Cy Twombly (1928-2011) is widely acknowledged as one of the postwar period's most influential American artists, yet his sculptures are little known. From 1946 onward, he made hundreds of rarely exhibited found-object assemblages, often painted or plastered over with diverse coatings of white. Across decades, Twombly thus developed a singular, strikingly consistent body of work, despite the shifting status of sculpture during his lifetime. In this revelatory monograph, Kate Nesin first establishes, then evaluates the artist's long engagement with the historical and contemporary limits of sculpture, both as medium and as word. While others have described Twombly's three-dimensional works as timeless, transcendent, and poetic, Nesin complicates our sense of their so-called poetry, focusing on the prosaic, conspicuously material operations of these sculptural "things," and emphasizing the inherent difficulties as well as possibilities of the language used to characterize them. Through close readings of individual works and in-depth analyses of certain guiding concerns, such as surface, naming, gaps, and repetitions, she illuminates Twombly's remarkable sculptural practice.

Cy Twombly

Author : Cy Twombly
Publisher : Schirmer/Mosel Verlag Gmbh
Page : 159 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2004
Category : Art
ISBN : 3829601816

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"Cy Twombly's work realizes its most personal expression in his intimately sized drawings and paintings on paper. Finding inspiration as much in the forces of nature as in ancient epics and legend, and using the simplest of media - pencils, ballpoint pens, crayons, wall paint - he creates poetic and archaic worlds, usually in series and often as collages." "The eighty-four works in this retrospective, organized by the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, in 2003 to mark Twombly's seventy-fifth birthday, were collected from the artist's studio, and many have not been previously exhibited. Dating from between 1953 and 2002, the drawings embrace the entire career of one of the most important American artists alive today, from his early monotypes to the major mythological cycles of later years, revealing the many nuances of his aesthetic approach."--BOOK JACKET.

Chalk

Author : Joshua Rivkin
Publisher : National Geographic Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2020-12-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781612198545

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**A New York Times Editors Choice** "The most substantive biography of the artist to date...propulsive, positive and persuasive."—Holland Cotter, New York Times Book Review **PEN / Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography Finalist** **A Marfield Prize Finalist** Cy Twombly was a man obsessed with myth and history—including his own. Shuttling between stunning homes in Italy and the United States where he perfected his room-size canvases, he managed his public image carefully and rarely gave interviews. Upon first seeing Twombly’s remarkable paintings, writer Joshua Rivkin became obsessed himself with the mysterious artist, and began chasing every lead, big or small—anything that might illuminate those works, or who Twombly really was. Now, after unprecedented archival research and years of interviews, Rivkin has reconstructed Twombly’s life, from his time at the legendary Black Mountain College to his canonization in a 1994 MoMA retrospective; from his heady explorations of Rome in the 1950s with Robert Rauschenberg to the ongoing efforts to shape his legacy after his death. Including previously unpublished photographs, Chalk presents a more personal and searching type of biography than we’ve ever encountered, and brings to life a more complex Twombly than we’ve ever known.

Cy Twombly

Author : Heiner Bastian
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 310 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 1992
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 3888144639

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Cy Twombly

Author : Jonas Storsve
Publisher : Sieveking
Page : 317 pages
File Size : 51,6 Mb
Release : 2017
Category : Art, American
ISBN : 3944874617

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Cy Twombly by Jonas Storsve Pdf

The Centre Pompidou will present a major retrospective of the work of American artist Cy Twombly bringing together works from public and private collections around the world. The comprehensive showcase will be structured around three major cycles: Nine Discourses on Commodus, 1963, Fifty Days at Iliam, 1978, and Coronation of Sesostris, 2000, and will span the artist's entire career, from his first works in the early 1950s to his last paintings. Presented chronologically and featuring some 140 paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, the exhibition will provide what the Centre Pompidou describes as a clear picture of an extraordinarily rich body of work which is both intellectual and sensual. In addition to emphasizing the importance of series and cycles in Twombly's practice, through which he reinvented history painting, the exhibition will also highlight the artist's close relationship with Paris.

Horst P. Horst: Cy Twombly

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Steidl
Page : 160 pages
File Size : 47,5 Mb
Release : 2021-12-14
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 3958299520

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Horst P. Horst: Cy Twombly by Anonim Pdf

A legendary portraitist depicts a master abstractionist at his majestic Roman palazzo Horst P. Horst (1906-99) possessed a deep understanding of architecture, having studied it in Hamburg and apprenticed with Le Corbusier in Paris. Horst later designed his own house on Long Island, and from the 1960s to the '80s he photographed the luxurious homes of style icons throughout the world. One of the most striking of these shoots took place in 1966 at the Roman palazzo of seminal artist Cy Twombly. The home that Twombly and his wife Tatiana Franchetti created on Via di Monserrato was a seamless blend of art and life, and Horst deftly captured its atmosphere of raw elegance: some rooms appear starkly empty, while others are inhabited by antique furniture and classical sculpture, the figures from the myths that inspired Twombly. The generous proportions of the palazzo suited the large scale of Twombly's paintings, which he liked to move from one lofty room to another. Horst also photographed Twombly's dandyish manner of dress: the velour hats, the handwoven tweeds and the World War I greatcoat worn while posing by his gleaming 1928 Alfa Romeo. Including many previously unseen photographs from Horst's archive, Horst: Cy Twomblyoffers an intimate insight into the home of a largely private artist, and will appeal to fans of Twombly and interior design aficionados alike.

Cy Twombly Gallery

Author : Cy Twombly,Paul Winkler,Carol Mancusi-Ungaro,Josef Helfenstein
Publisher : Yale University Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2013
Category : Art museums
ISBN : 0300188587

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Cy Twombly Gallery by Cy Twombly,Paul Winkler,Carol Mancusi-Ungaro,Josef Helfenstein Pdf

A visual celebration of one of the most renowned artists of our time, along with the extraordinary Gallery he helped to create to showcase his work American artist Cy Twombly (1928-2011) created paintings and sculptures that defied conventional classification. In his works, Twombly incorporated a wide variety of elements, from scrawls and calligraphic marks to text from poetry and mythology. Opening in 1995, the Cy Twombly Gallery at the Menil Collection was designed by Renzo Piano and has become a pilgrimage destination for the artist's avid admirers. The product of close collaboration between the Menil, Twombly, and the Dia Center for the Arts, the Gallery is one of the most extraordinary representations of any single 20th-century artist. Twombly chose the art that would be featured and worked closely with the builders to create the most appropriate venue for its presentation. This sumptuous volume showcases thirty-three paintings and eleven sculptures, including an immense 13 x 52-foot painting. Featuring large-scale, close-up details of many of the works, the book looks at paint, plaster, paintings, sculptures, and the "cues" that Twombly gave in his art about this special collection. Published in association with the Twombly Foundation and the Menil Collection

Cy Twombly

Author : Cy Twombly,Philip Larratt-Smith
Publisher : Damiani
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 52,9 Mb
Release : 2014
Category : Art
ISBN : 8862083769

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Cy Twombly by Cy Twombly,Philip Larratt-Smith Pdf

Accompanying the much-anticipated 2014 exhibition at Museo Jumex in Mexico City - the first time a comprehensive exhibition of the American artist's work has been mounted in Latin America - this celebration of Cy Twombly's career includes works on paper, paintings and sculptures, from early works of the 1950s to the Camino Real series of paintings that he completed shortly before his death in 2011.

Cy Twombly

Author : Thierry Greub
Publisher : Brill Fink
Page : 516 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 2018
Category : Painting
ISBN : 3770562836

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Cy Twombly by Thierry Greub Pdf

The artworks of the US artist Cy Twombly (1928-2011) are considered to be hermetic and inaccessible. Pencil scribblings, explosions of paint, tumbling lines, overlapping layers of color, and inscriptions, geometrical figures, numerals, rows of numbers, words, fragments of quotations, and enigmatic work-titles present very special challenges to both researchers and viewers. While art historians together with scholars of Egyptology, Archaeology, German, Greek, English, Japanese, and the Romance languages inquire into the relation between title, work, and inscribed quotations, leading representatives of research on Twombly focus on the visual language and scriptural-imagistic quality of Cy Twombly's work. Through comprehensive interpretations of famous single works and groups in all the artistic media employed by Twombly, the volume's cross-disciplinary view opens up a route into the associative-referential visual language of Cy Twombly.

Cy Twombly

Author : Philadelphia Museum of Art
Publisher : Yale University Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 53,6 Mb
Release : 2018
Category : ART
ISBN : 0300233124

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Cy Twombly by Philadelphia Museum of Art Pdf

"This revelatory publication provides a comprehensive and multifaceted account of Cy Twombly's ten-painting masterpiece Fifty Days at Iliam (1978), the pinnacle of the artist's lifelong engagement with Homer's Iliad. In his introduction, Carlos Basualdo provides an account of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's acquisition of the paintings in 1989. Richard Fletcher's and Emily Greenwood's essays explore the intertextual dimension of Twombly's project and his adaptation of Homer's literary tropes as a basis for his visual metaphors. Olena Chervonik traces Twombly's engagement with the theme of the Trojan War, which first appeared in the artist's work in the early 1960s, a decade before he made Fifty Days at Iliam. French photographer Annabelle d'Huart is interviewed by Carlos Basualdo about the circumstances of her visit to Twombly's studio in 1978, and her resulting photographs capturing the moment the paintings were being completed. Finally, Nicola Del Roscio, president of the Cy Twombly Foundation, reminisces about the setting and atmosphere of Twombly's studio in Bassano in Teverina, in central Italy, where this painting cycle was created, and addresses the artist's working process and sources of inspiration"--