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Robert Rauschenberg
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Robert Rauschenberg, Susan Davidson, David White, Nicholas Cullinan
Categories: Photography, Artistic
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

Robert Rauschenbergs engagement with photography began in the late 1940s under the tutelage of Aaron Siskind and Hazel Larsen Archer at Black Mountain College in North Carolina. Their combined influence was so great that for a time Rauschenberg was unsure whether to pursue painting or photography as a career. Instead
Reading Cy Twombly
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Mary Jacobus
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-30 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Many of Cy Twombly’s paintings and drawings include handwritten words and phrases—naming or quoting poets ranging from Sappho, Homer, and Virgil to Mallarmé, Rilke, and Cavafy. Enigmatic and sometimes hard to decipher, these inscriptions are a distinctive feature of his work. Reading Cy Twombly poses both literary and art historical
Art and the Home
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Imogen Racz
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-26 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Our homes contain us, but they are also within us. They can represent places to be ourselves, to recollect childhood memories, or to withdraw into adult spaces of intimacy; they can be sites for developing rituals, family relationships, and acting out cultural expectations. Like the personal, social, and cultural elements
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Joshua Rivkin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-16 - Publisher: Melville House

**A New York Times Editors Choice** "The most substantive biography of the artist to date...propulsive, positive and persuasive."—Holland Cotter, New York Times Book Review **PEN / Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography Finalist** **A Marfield Prize Finalist** Cy Twombly was a man obsessed with myth and history—including his own. Shuttling
Destroy the Picture
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Paul Schimmel, Nicholas Cullinan, Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Skira

The first book to take a transnational view of destruction in abstract painting of the postwar period. Painting the Void: 1949–1962 focuses on one of the most significant consequences of the rise of gestural abstraction in twentieth-century painting: artists' literal assault on the picture plane. Responding to the social and