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Cy Twombly (The Menil Collection)

Publisher: Houston: Houston Fine Art Press, in association with The Menil Collection, 1990
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0939594226
Condition: Near Fine / Near Fine
Item #: 112154



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. White paper-covered boards, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Paintings, drawings and sculpture by Cy Twombly. Foreword by Paul Winkler and Julia Brown Turrell. Essay by Katharina Schmidt. Designed by Marilyn Muller. Includes a checklist of the exhibition, a selected bibliography and a biographical statement. 130 pp. (including 3 two-page gatefolds and 1 three-page gatefold), with 40 four-color plates and 17 additional black-and-white reference illustrations, beautifully printed by Meridian Printing, Rhode Island. 10-1/2 x 11 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1989 exhibition Cy Twombly at The Menil Collection, Houston (also traveled to the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, 1990). Out of print.


Near Fine (bump and 1/4-inch closed tear at bottom of front hinge, moderate shelf wear along bottom of boards, else Fine), in Near Fine dust jacket (light wear to the extremities and light fading to the spine, else Fine).


An extremely scarce monograph of Twombly's work.