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

Writings on Cy Twombly

Contribution byCy TwomblyText byRobert Motherwell, Francesco Clemente

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Cy Twombly was one of the most unusual and intriguing artists of our time. In his paintings, drawings and sculptures, powetry and an extraordinary aesthetic sensitivity combine with references to ancient mythology and the experiences of the modern individual. Published in 2002, this volume assembles more than forty writings on Cy Twombly starting with his first solo exhibition in 1951: poems, philosophical and scholarly essays, as well as comments by fellow artists form an anthology that relates the history of culture in the second half of the 20th century. Edited by Nicola del Roscio, it includes writings by Roland Barthes, Arthur C. Danto, Charles Olson, Robert Motherwell, Octavio Paz, Robert Rauschenberg, Pierre Restany, David Sylvester, Kirk Varnedoe and many more. Beautifully illustrated with the artist's most important works, this large-size volume is literally the "textbook" to understanding this most fascinating contemporary artist.

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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...
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Title:Writings on Cy TwomblyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 13.5 × 9.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 2, 2003Publisher:SCHIRMER/MOSELLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3888149541

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