Cy Twombly: Fifty Years Of Works On Paper, Schirmer/Mosel, 2003, HC, NF

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Edited by Julie Sylvester. St Petersburg, Schirmer/Mosel, 2003.
English, Near fine hardcover with Good dust jacket, quarto 9 7/8” x 13 5/8”, 156 pp.

ISBN: 9783829601816

A Near Fine hardcover in a Good dust jacket, oversized quarto 9 7/8” x 13 5/8". Peach and orange artist’s drawing cloth-covered boards, black lettering to spine, off-white textured paste down and end papers, showing very minimal shelfwear, slight bumping to head, text block minimally sunned, else clean, bright, intact and binding tight. Dust jacket has the same peach and orange drawing by artist, black lettering to spine and peach full gate folds. Dust jacket has chipping and wear to edges and tips. Replete with 84 color plates. 156 pp. Published for the exhibition Cy Twombly at the Hermitage: Fifty Years of Works on Paper at the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, 2003. Essays by Simon Schama and Roland Barthes, List of Plates and Biographical Notes. Excerpt from Non Multa Sed Multum by Roland Barthes: “Unlike many of today’s painters, TW shows us his gestures. We are not asked to view, think, or savor the product, but rather to review, to identify, and, one would even like to hazard, 'to play' the movement that has taken place precisely there, in precisely that space.”

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