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Cy Twombly

Author: Cy Twombly; Jonas Storsve; Centre Georges Pompidou,
Publisher: Munich : Sieveking Verlag, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Englisch editionView all editions and formats
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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Illustrated works
Named Person: Cy Twombly; Cy Twombly; Cy Twombly; Cy Twombly
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cy Twombly; Jonas Storsve; Centre Georges Pompidou,
ISBN: 3944874617 9783944874616
OCLC Number: 989076224
Language Note: Text in English; some text translated from the French and German.
Notes: "This catalog was published in conjunction with the retrospective Cy Twombly, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Gallery 1, November 30 2016-April 24, 2017"--Colophon.
French edition published: Paris : Centre Pompidou, [2016].
Event notes: Exhibition, "Cy Twombly" :
November 30, 2016-April 24, 2017,
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
Description: 317 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Serge Lasvignes --
Preface / Bernard Blistène --
Some thoughts on the person and the work of Cy Twombly / Jonas Storsve --
Cy Twombly and Charles Olson and the "archaic postmodern" / John You --
Moroccan paintings / Alessandro Twombly --
(Lex) / Paul Winkler --
Nine discourses on Commodus, or Cy Twombly's beautiful 'Fiasco' / Nicholas Cullinan --
Cy Twombly's antiquities / Thierry Greub --
C.T.S.T. / Katharina Grosse --
Cy Twombly's speaking body / Richard Leeman --
Extracts from Hold still : a memoir with photographs / Sally Mann --
"Say goodbye, Catullus ..." : Cy Twombly and dripping / Guillaume Cassegrain --
Beauty that falls / Giorgio Agamben --
"White, white, white" : Cy Twombly's Sea / Edmund de Waal --
Yvon Lambert : memories of Cy Twombly / Éric Mézil --
Cy Twombly in focus : the private collection of Udo and Anette Brandhorst / Bernd Klüser --
Chronology and anthology of texts by Nicola Del Roscio.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Jonas Storsve.


Includes texts by notable scholars and art historians, writers, artists, and collectors, and features archival material and personal photographs. Accompanies a vast, non-travelling retrospective at  Read more...


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The resurgence of interest in artist Cy Twombly (1928-2011) is reflected in this lavish volume, which is the catalogue for a retrospective exhibition of Twombly's paintings, sculpture, drawings, and Read more...

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