This issue, which marks the beginning of the seventeenth year of the journal’s existence, contains a mix of — sometimes mixed — photographs, paintings, short stories, poetry, interviews, magazine columns, & manifestos from an international contributor list including Karl Kempton, Linda King, Mark Pirie, Dario Zumkeller, AG Davis, Mark Cunningham, Sanjeev Sethi, Ken Friedman, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, James Cochran, Jim Leftwich, hiromi suzuki, Michael J. Leach, Elancharan Gunasekaran, Louise Landes Levi, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Chuck Joy, Marco Giovenale, Jimmy Crouse, Andrew Cyril Macdonald, Nicholas Alexander Hayes, Mario José Cervantes, Timothy Pilgrim, Alan Catlin, Paul Ilechko, Jim Meirose, Adam Fieled, Gregory Stephenson, John Sweet, Sterling Warner, Jack Galmitz, Lynn Strongin, Texas Fontanella, Richard J. Fleming, Sarah Bilodeau, M.J. Iuppa, John M. Bennett, Carla Bertola & John M. Bennett, Harvey Huddleston, bofa xesjum, fred flynn, John McCluskey, Ben Egerton, John Gallas, Nathan Whiting, Laurent Grison, Volodymyr Bilyk, Xe M. Sánchez, Ellen Wardman, Barbara Parchim, Bruce Robinson, Jeff Bagato, jim mccrary, Gale Acuff, Grzegorz Wróblewski, harry k stammer, Howie Good, Jen Schneider, Alberto Vitacchio, richard lopez & Márton Koppány, Heather Sager, Keith Polette, Michael Basinski, Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal, Daniel f Bradley, Dave Read, Robert Beveridge, Tom Beckett, Mary Kasimor, Connor van Bussel, R. S. Stewart, Tony Beyer, Daniel de Culla, John Levy, Joanne Bechtel, Kenneth Rexroth, Nathan Anderson, Jeff Harrison, Bill Wolak, Clara B. Jones, Nicole Raziya Fong, Charles A. Perrone, Russ Bickerstaff, Paul Dickey, Sabine Miller, Keith Nunes, Diana Magallón, Bob Lucky, Cecelia Chapman & Jeff Crouch, bart plantenga, Joshua Martin, Jillian Oliver, Réka Nyitrai, Marilyn Stablein, Jerome Berglund, Christopher Barnes, Peter Cherches, Jürgen O. Olbrich & Hubert Kretschmer, Kay Kestner, Cameron Morse, Eric Hoffman, Gavin Lucky, Kiriti Sengupta, Patrick Sweeney, Robin Wyatt Dunn, Jane Simpson, Elmedin Kadric, Kit Kennedy, Steven Tran, dan raphael, Andrew Taylor, Charlotte Jung, Michael Borth, Carol Stetser, Penelope Weiss, Marcia Arrieta, John M. Bennett & Jim Leftwich, Márton Koppány, Rich Murphy, Cecelia Chapman, J. D. Nelson, Kit Willett, Angelo ‘NGE’ Colella, H. A. Sappho, Martin Stannard, Michael Brandonisio, Paul Pfleuger, Jr., Katrinka Moore, David Jalajel, Keith Higginbotham, Susan Gangel, Judith Skillman, Bob Heman, & Guy R. Beining.
Souvenirs of Time
via Francesco Crispi 16
October 30 – November 13, 2021 – from 12pm till 8pm
Gagosian is pleased to announce Souvenirs of Time, an exhibition of photographs by Cy Twombly. On view at Gagosian Rome from October 30 to November 13, 2021, the exhibition surveys the photographs that Twombly took throughout his career of his studios and domestic interiors, and of classical sculptures. Made over a sixty-year period across locations in the United States and Italy, these images chronicle locations that were central to the artist’s life and work.
Twombly was active as a photographer from his days at a student at Black Mountain College in North Carolina in the early 1950s through his death in 2011. He used photography to capture studies of his daily life and motifs that held his interest. His images display an affinity with the Pictorialism of such figures as Edward Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz in their emphasis on soft focus, fine detail, and deliberate composition. Initially using black-and-white film, Twombly later captured vivid hues with a Polaroid camera, enlarging selected images through a special color dry-print process.
In Rome, Souvenirs of Time brings together shots that Twombly took of his studio interiors from the 1950s through the 2000s. These range from his 1950s studio on New York’s Fulton Street to his ateliers in Rome, Bassano in Teverina, and Gaeta in Italy, and in Lexington, Virginia. These images show his paintings and sculpture in situ and in varying states of completion, offering insight into his working process. Additional photographs depict domestic interiors and details of classical sculptures, presenting views of the spaces and forms that inspired him.
Sigh, Sigh, Sigh, a presentation of work by Tacita Dean that includes a series of her own photographs and film of Twombly’s studios in Gaeta and Lexington will be on view concurrently at Fondazione Nicola Del Roscio, one floor below the gallery.
The Spring 2021 issue of Gagosian Quarterly features Jonathan Galassi’s poem “After Images,” which was inspired by Twombly’s photographs.
Gagosian will also present a grouping of Twombly’s fruit, flower, and landscape photographs at Paris Photo 2021, on view at the Grand Palais Éphémère from November 11 to 14, 2021.
Once again it contains an wide-ranging mix of text & visual poems, reviews, photographs, collages, prose pieces — long & short — paintings, & a few combinations of those forms. Included in the issue is work by Nico Vassilakis, Alyson Miller, David A. Welch, Brandstifter, Texas Fontanella, David Lohrey, Nick Nelson, Jake Berry, Jeff Bagato, Jim Leftwich, Steve Dalachinsky, Dylan Harris, Sven Heuchert, David Felix, Sanjeev Sethi, Seth Howard, Daniel de Culla, Richard Kostelanetz, Mark Cunningham, Cecelia Chapman, Maralena Howard, Peter Bakowski & Ken Bolton, Jürgen Schneider, dan raphael, JD Rage, John W. Sexton, Elaine Woo, Joseph Salvatore Aversano, John M. Bennett, Thomas M. Cassidy, osvaldo cibils, Gregory Kimbrell, Carol Stetser, Stephen C. Middleton, Volodymyr Bilyk, Brad Vogler, Howie Good, Olivier Schopfer, Lynn Strongin, Eileen R. Tabios, Olchar Lindsann, Sacha Archer, Andrew Topel, Billy Mavreas, Jami Macarty, Ficus strangulensis, Christopher Barnes, Brendan Slater, Joel Chace, J.J. Campbell, Francisco Aprile, Crank Sturgeon, Daniel f Bradley, Vernon Frazer, Bob Heman, Jake Marmer, Jim Meirose, Joe Balaz, John Levy, Mike Callaghan, Clara B. Jones, Rich Murphy, Jack Galmitz, hiromi suzuki, Kirk Marshall, Bill Wolak, Yoko Danno, Obododimma Oha, Sean Singer, Isabel Gómez de Diego, Timothy Pilgrim, Kyle Hemmings, Johannes S. H. Bjerg, Tom Beckett, Joshua Medsker, Toby Fitch, Willie Smith, Michael Gottlieb, Jeff Harrison, Susan Gangel, gobscure, Joseph Beuhler, Jim McCrary, Tim Murphy, Xe M. Sánchez, Gareth Morgan, Keith Nunes, Andrew Brenza, Marilyn Stablein, Tom Montag, Tony Beyer, Dawn Nelson Wardrope, Michael O’Brien, Anna Cates, Pete Spence, Siham Karani, Stephen Nelson, AG Davis, Jesse Glass, Erik Fuhrer, Marcia Arrieta, Owen Bullock, Edward Kulemin, Miro Sandev, Gavin Yates, David Kjellin, Joyce Parkes, Michael Orr, Connor Stratman, Tim Youngs, Michael Brandonisio, Natsuko Hirata, Jake Goetz, Meryl Stuart Phair, Tess Ridgway, J. D. Nelson, Martin Edmond, Katrinka Moore, Penelope Weiss, John Pursch, Shloka Shankar, Olivia Macassey, nick-e melville, & Cherie Hunter Day.