[ epub pdf ] Cy TwomblyAuthor Jonas Storsve – Hometrainer-tests.de

Accompanies a vast, non traveling retrospective at the Centre Pompidou with works from public and private collections worldwideIncludes texts by notable scholars and art historians, writers, artists, and collectorsFeatures archival material and personal photographsThe American artist Cy Twombly was one of the seminal artists of the second half of the twentieth century, with a complex oeuvre extending over six decades His work brilliantly fused the legacy of American Abstract Expressionism with the intellectual rigor of classical European and Mediterranean culture, reflecting his extensive reading in history, classical literature, and mythology This catalogue, edited by curator Jonas Storsve, accompanies a sweeping retrospective at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, one of the largest exhibitions on his work to dateTwombly s artistic development is traced throughthanpaintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs which span his entire career, including three major history painting cycles Nine Discourses on Commodus, Fifty Days at Iliam, and Coronation of SesostrisFrom his early works at the beginning of the s which were characterized by the interweaving of text with his signature scrawled lines, to his final, vibrantly colored, paintings, this survey underscores Twomblys career as a series of cycles in which he invented painting anewPolyphonic in conception, Cy Twombly presents a range of views with essays that shed light on the various aspects and phases of his body of work It includes reflections by contemporary artists Sally Mann, Edmund de Waal, and Katharina Grosse, among others as well as recollections by Twomblys assistant Nicola Del Roscio Together these multiple voices bring Cy Twombly to life, illuminating his creative process and the humanity that underlies his work