Writings on Cy Twombly by Cy TwomblyWritings on Cy Twombly by Cy Twombly

Writings on Cy Twombly

Contribution byCy TwomblyText byRobert Motherwell, Francesco Clemente

Hardcover | February 2, 2003

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While Cy Twombly was still a student, his inspiring work attracted the attention of art critics and art historians, and also prompted poets, philosophers, essayists and fellow artists to write about him. In the present volume, long-time collaborator Nicola Del Roscio brings together a total of 43 contemporary commentaries on Twombly in the form of poems, exhibition reviews, letters, philosophical essays and discussions of art history, dating from 1951 (the year of his first solo show) through to the present. The collection commences with an early piece by American poet Charles Olson and is followed by a panoply of different literary voices, including Roland Barthes, Heiner Bastian, Gottfried Boehm, Arthur C. Danto, Max Kozloff, Robert Motherwell, Frank O'Hara, Octavio Paz, Pierre Restany, Harald Szeemann and Kirk Varnedoe.
Dore Ashton was born Dorothea Shapiro in Newark, New Jersey on May 21, 1928. She received a bachelor's degree in literature from the University of Wisconsin in 1949 and a master's degree in art history from Harvard University in 1950. After leaving Harvard, she began writing reviews for Art Digest and soon became an associate editor. I...
Title:Writings on Cy TwomblyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 13.5 × 9.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 2, 2003Publisher:SCHIRMER/MOSELLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3888149541

ISBN - 13:9783888149542