Fifty Years of Works on Paper

Cy Twombly

Published by Schirmer , Mosel Verlag Gm Mrz 2005, 2005
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Neuware - Ihren persönlichsten Ausdruck findet die Kunst von Cy Twombly im kleinen, intimen Format der Zeichnungen, die sein malerisches Werk von Anfang an begleitet, jede Entwicklungsphase mitgetragen und transzendiert haben. Mit einfachsten Mitteln - Bleistift oder Kugelschreiber, Ölkreiden und gewöhnlicher Wandfarbe - liess Twombly, meist in Zyklen, oft auch als Collagen, poetische und mythische Welten erstehen, die nicht nur auf dem Papier, sondern auch in den Köpfen des Betrachters ein magisches Eigenleben entwickeln. Die große Ausstellung »Fünfzig Jahre Arbeiten auf Papier «, die die Eremitage in St. Petersburg im Sommer 2003 zu Ehren von Twomblys 75. Geburtstag organisierte, hat nach Stationen in München, Paris und London auch die USA erreicht: Das Whitney Museum of American Art in New York eröffnete den Rückblick auf ein halbes Jahrhundert Twombly'scher Zeichenkunst. Der englischsprachige Katalog, den wir hier anbieten, ist eine erweiterte Neuauflage unserer Erstausgabe: Neben dem Essay des britischen Historikers Simon Schama enthält er nun zusätzlich einen Text von Roland Barthes über Twomblys Arbeiten auf Papier aus dem Jahr 1976 und - besonders interessant für bibliophile Sammler - einen neuen Umschlag, den Cy Twombly eigens für diese Ausgabe gezeichnet hat. 160 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Cy Twombly is undoubtedly the most sensitive mind among the greats of contemporary art. His work finds its most personal expression in the small, intimately sized drawings which he has from the very outset produced by way of accompaniment to his paintings: they not only reflect all the stages in the development of his painterly oeuvre but essentially also transcend it. Our book covers the major retrospective which the Hermitage has organized to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the City of St. Petersburg. The eighty-four drawings on display here, most of them from the artist's own collection, date from between 1953 and 2002 and thus embrace his entire oeuvre, from the early monotypes to the major mythological cycles of later years. This unique retrospective on fifty years of his marvelous drawings fully reveals just how fascinating Twombly's aesthetic approach is and attests to his great talent for invention.

Review: When the Hermitage in St. Petersburg celebrated the city's 300th anniversary in 2003, they assembled a selection of 50 years of Cy Twombly's works on paper, coinciding with the artist’s seventy-fifth birthday. At first look, even the most savvy and well-heeled art lover is apt to think "my kid could do that," and there is a (very surface) bit of truth to this. Twombly, an American who moved to Rome in the 1950s, was obviously influenced by Jean Dubuffet's idea of art brut, as well as the work of Paul Klee, and of children. But it doesn't take long to see Twombly's genius. He created something very new with the pure gestures of abstract expressionism, and in this survey it's a joy to see the ways his work constantly changed, from adopting some of the formal strictures of minimalism in the 1970s to embracing vivid colors in the 1980s. Like the graffiti scratches (ancient and modern) that are perhaps Twombly’s greatest influence, it's very playful, often rather dirty work. Unlike graffiti, it's exceptionally labored over. Once you can decipher his scratchy line, you notice that the subtle interplay of words and images is matched by very few others, though the work of Raymond Pettibon and Nancy Spero do spring to mind. Assembled for the St. Petersburg's show's arrival at the Whitney Museum in New York City, this book is a joy. Simon Schalma's essay is ribald, terse and excellent, while Roland Barthes’ writing is, unsurprisingly, worth the price of the book alone. In a review for the New York Times of the show at the Whitney that this book accompanies, Holland Coter wrote that Twombly's early highly referential works are "as if Western cultural history was unfolding on the walls of a toilet stall." It's hard to think of higher praise. --Mike McGonigal

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Title: Fifty Years of Works on Paper
Publisher: Schirmer , Mosel Verlag Gm Mrz 2005
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