Text: Cy Twombly with errors, emendations, inclusions, and collaging by David Foster
Cy Twombly , Ferragosto V 1961
Please remain behind the line. cross the line. line of trees. line drawn up.
letters wake, shake out the sleep begin to resemble
U U U days age
lift my head
Cy Twombly, (Untitled) Bolsena 1961
cloud 9. sun. bulb. 335. 3 1/2. 1 67. 144. 17 ½ . 2. by 2 by 3. number II. CT. 67. 2. 3. 7 ½ . 92. void (3) (3) w. w. w. bulb. sum.
38. 2 ½ . 4. just. 1 ½ . 7 – 11. 3 ½ . brushing. orbits. 124. 200. 126 – 700. 180.214. overlay. clearing 14 O E. 12662870. error 0 3 x.
sssssssswch. ssssssssssswch. 2/8. 2 over 1 2 2 stage 2 4. 1964. raise vertical. N028. ½ . 3 4 2. 4 < 4/5. 1801. 224. 14x20. 18x20 lay. stem and out
shuttle. rails. convey.
sheets along the plain
one moment also proceeds
conveyance purring trail. chalk grates
mail pouring. commute
inside the falling veil.
roomful and not even . so
rain . rain from the east
rain through the day. rain at dusk.
Cy Twombly, The
grid bubbles sur-wake
as if glass mirrors. the surface of the
scatter. In the hall. rain leaks
pigment. braile. sur-wake. drowns
breathing. tow gondolas through the. rake sifting
channel dredge up. notes scatter. window
Cy Twombly, Quattro Stagioni: Primavera 1993-5
1. And you who thought of happiness fleeing would feel the
illumination that almost overwhelms and will.
motes suture happiness pulling little falls
3. Autumn sweet breads. passenger, you’re Priam B.S.E.E.M.S you beetroot fog.
and yet in the south and exceeding moon like
Cy Twombly, Cycles and Seasons
At the Tate Modern , London
19th June - 14th September, 2008
Here’s an introduction to Twombly’s work