Cy Twombly - Photographs

Author(s): Edmund De Waal

photography monographs

Published on the occasion of the exhibition at Gagosian Gallery locations in Beverly Hills, London and New York in 2012, ‘Cy Twombly – Photographs’ documents the artist’s lesser known artworks based on Polaroids, a surprising contrast to his large-scale, freely scribbled, calligraphic-style graffiti paintings. These large, blurry colour images of tulips, trees, cemeteries, beaches and various small objects show a different side of Twombly, a more direct visualisation of his relationship with the physical world – and his presence in it – as discerned through his own eyes. The photographs span more than 50 years of his life, their tangible aura engaging both memory and nostalgia.


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General Fields

  • : 9781935263678
  • : Gagosian Gallery
  • : Gagosian Gallery
  • : September 2012
  • : July 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Edmund De Waal
  • : Hardback