February 15, 2012

cy twombly: photographs 1951 - 2010 @ centre for fine arts, brussels

cy twombly photographs 1951-2010
01.02 > 29.04.2012
centre for fine arts, brussels

yard sale, lexington 2008

brushes, 2005

untitled, lexington 2008

the artist's shoes, lexington 2005

cabbages, 1998

painting detail and 'by the ionian sea' sculpture, bassano in teverina 1992

tulips, rome 1985

sunset, gaeta 2009

lemon, gaeta 2008

foundry, rome 2000

the exhibition cy twombly photographs 1951-2010 presents more than 100 dry prints, generated from polaroid photographs, which were selected in close cooperation with the artist himself prior to his death on july 5th, 2011. cy twombly’s photographs have been a rather recent discovery. snapping photographs with his polaroid camera since his student days, the artist did not make available to the public his photographic material until the 90s. the subject matter of his photographs varies considerably. from still-life images of flowers and brushes, snap shots of his studio and museum interiors, details from his paintings to views of ancient temples and atmospheric landscapes, the ethereal and delicate photographs reveal the themes that have nourished the artist’s paintings, drawings, sculptures and graphic art.

photos courtesy bozar.be

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Susanne said...

wonderful soft images
especially brushes and the artist's shoes