This book, now in its third edition, was originally published on the occasion of the exhibition Cy Twombly at the Hermitage: Fifty Years of Works on Paper at the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, 2003.
Description from the Publisher
The eighty-four works in this retrospective were collected from the artist’s studio, and many have not previously exhibited. Dating from between 1953 and 2002, the drawings embrace the entire career of one of the most important American artist, from his early monotypes to the major mythological cycles of later years, revealing the many nuances of his aesthetic approach.
With a special dust jacket created by the artist for this new edition and essays by Simon Schama and Roland Barthes.
Cy Twombly. Fifty years of works on Paper. Edited by Julie Sylvester. With Texts by Simon Schama and Roland Barthes. Third edition, Schirmer/Mosel, 2008. 160 pages, 85 colour plates. English edition with German text inlay.
English / Japanese edition published by Schirmer/Mosel, 2015 on the occasion of Cy Twombly's first museum exhibition in Japan, at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. Curated by Sylvester. Essay by Schama.