Naming the Gods: Cy Twombly's Passionate Poiesis

Naming the Gods: Cy Twombly's Passionate Poiesis

by Gary Astrachan


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Naming the Gods: Cy Twombly's Passionate Poiesis concerns itself with the contemporary art work of Cy Twombly as seen against the deep background of classical Greek mythology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781630517366
Publisher: Chiron Publications
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 848,338
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Gary D. Astrachan, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Portland, Maine. He is a faculty member and supervising and training analyst at the C.G. Jung Institutes in Boston and in Switzerland and lectures and teaches widely throughout North America, Latin America and Europe. He is a founding member of the C.G. Jung Center of Brunswick, Maine, and is also an independent curator of contemporary art installations and exhibitions. He is the author of numerous scholarly articles in professional journals and books and writes particularly on the relationship between analytical psychology and Greek mythology, poetry, painting, film, postmodernism and critical theory.

Table of Contents

Prefatory Note vii

List of Images viii

Chapter I Caesura-ing the Visible 1

Chapter II This Matter of Space/Making Space Matter 7

Chapter III Orpheus descending, falling 25

Chapter IV Leaving Traces and Making Marks 79

Chapter V Dionysos: Performing Madness and Ecstasy 95

Chapter VI Bacchus and the Folds of the World 143

Chapter VII The Rubedo, La Véraison, the Reddening 161

Chapter VIII Seeing and Being Seen /The Spaces Between 197

Appendix I 231

Appendix II 233

Bibliography 235

Acknowledgements 247

Photography and Copyright Credits 248

About the Author 250

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