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READ ´ Naming the Gods: Cy Twombly's Passionate Poiesis ¸ [Reading] ➷ Naming the Gods: Cy Twombly's Passionate Poiesis Author Join or create book clubs – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Naming the Gods Cy Twomblys Passionate Poiesis concerns itself with the contemporary art work of Cy Twombly as seen against the deep bNg in reciprocal and intimate relationship with the otherness of things nature and the environmentNaming the Gods Cy Twomblys Passionate Poiesis concerns itself with the contemporary art work of Cy Twombly as seen against the deep background of classical Greek mythology In particular the two entwined figures and images of Orpheus lyre player lover and journeyer to the underworld and DionysosBacchus god of wine ecstasy and madness are taken up as the two principal thematic leitmotifs which animate and overarchingly inform Twomblys entire artistic oeuvre across all the mediums in which he worked both literally and symbolically from the early s until the last series of brilliantly colored paintings he made just before his death in His preoccupations with the rhythms of language poetry and writing on the one hand and his tendencies towards wildly expressive gestural abstraction on the other ultimately combine in his creation of a genuinely new and original performative aesthetic which unites and connects the powerful impulses of mark making painting and assembling with the basic human needs for individuation realization and redemptionIn a long and rich tradition of sublime poiesis spanning ancient Greek tragedy through Romanticism the poets Friedrich Hlderlin and Rainer Maria Rilke and into our own fragmented and imperiled postmodernist times Twomblys artistic corpus is viewed as providing a radically renovative relationship and practice for honoring working with and valorizing both psyche and matter the inner and outer worlds as well as with delimiting a uniuely germinative and seminal space for the further enactment of creative human doing making pro ducing and being in reciprocal and intimate relationship with t. On page 47 there is a sentence of 107 words counting commas as words since they have meaning but in that entire sentence I can deduce no meaning To most people the story of Orpheus and Eurydice is about grief about loss You'd be hard pressed to find one word in the first 58 pages about grief or loss What you get are bizarre phrases such as mythological attributes What is a mythological attribute Who knows The author doesn't say I have absolutely no idea what the author is trying to say about the artist except that he's enthralled with him That's for sure This is not a critical work unless one is reading about the history of works pertaining to Orpheus poems paintings and musical works It is a long love poem to Twombly And most long epic love poems say nothing except I adore you

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Naming the Gods Cy Twomblys Passionate Gods Cy ePUB #9734 Poiesis concerns itself with the contemporary art work of Cy Twombly as seen against the deep background of classical Greek mythology In particular the two entwined figures and images of Orpheus lyre player lover Naming the Epuband journeyer to the underworld and DionysosBacchus god of wine ecstasy and madness are taken up as the two principal thematic leitmotifs which animate and overarchingly inform Twomblys entire artistic oeuvre across all the mediums in which he worked both literally the Gods Cy PDFEPUB #180 and symbolically from the early s until the last series of brilliantly colored paintings he made just before his death in His preoccupations with the rhythms of language poetry and writing on the one hand and his tendencies towards wildly the Gods Cy Twombly's Passionate ePUB #8608 expressive gestural abstraction on the other ultimately combine in his creation of a genuinely new and original performative aesthetic which unites and connects the powerful impulses of mark making painting and assembling with the basic human needs for individuation realization and redemptionIn a long and rich tradition of sublime poiesis spanning ancient Greek tragedy through Romanticism the poets Friedrich Hlderlin and Rainer Maria Rilke and into our own fragmented and imperiled postmodernist times Twomblys artistic corpus is viewed as providing a radically renovative relationship and practice for honoring working with and valorizing both psyche and matter the inner and outer worlds as well as with delimiting a uniuely the Gods Cy Twombly's Passionate ePUB #8608 germinative and seminal space for the further enactment of creative human doing making pro ducing and bei. Well researched and written with a passionate intensity that impels the reader to explore new territoryA valuable and important read not just for therapists and artists the writing style invites all of us to expand our boundaries and consider hidden worlds; as the author notes Striking up and carrying on an authentic respectful creative playful and loving relationship with the 'other' in us With that which has been lost with the unconscious with the deep world of soul at our base Highly recommended Excellent bibliography as well

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Naming the Gods Cy Twombly's Passionate PoiesisHe otherness of things nature and the environmentNaming the Gods Cy Twomblys Passionate Poiesis concerns itself with the contemporary art work of Cy Twombly as seen against the deep background of classical Greek mythology In particular the two entwined figures and images of Orpheus lyre player lover and journeyer to the underworld and DionysosBacchus god of wine ecstasy and madness are taken up as the two principal thematic leitmotifs which animate and overarchingly inform Twomblys entire artistic oeuvre across all the mediums in which he worked both literally and symbolically from the early s until the last series of brilliantly colored paintings he made just before his death in His preoccupations with the rhythms of language poetry and writing on the one hand and his tendencies towards wildly expressive gestural abstraction on the other ultimately combine in his creation of a genuinely new and original performative aesthetic which unites and connects the powerful impulses of mark making painting and assembling with the basic human needs for individuation realization and redemptionIn a long and rich tradition of sublime poiesis spanning ancient Greek tragedy through Romanticism the poets Friedrich Hlderlin and Rainer Maria Rilke and into our own fragmented and imperiled postmodernist times Twomblys artistic corpus is viewed as providing a radically renovative relationship and practice for honoring working with and valorizing both psyche and matter the inner and outer worlds as well as with delimiting a uniuely germinative and seminal space for the further enactment of creative human doing making pro ducing and being in reciprocal and intimate relationship with the otherness of things nature and the environment. Much is said but little is known about the roots of creativity what it is that inspires us to make something from nothing Whether the thing created is a painting a poem a song or our soul self the sources of these acts of creation must exist somewhere and be named Gary Astrachan undertakes this ambitious task in his extensive and profound treatise “Naming The Gods Cy Twombly’s Passionate Poiesis”As a fellow psychologist and psychoanalyst I suggest we owe a deep debt of gratitude to Dr Astrachan for making the case that our unconscious mind is a significant part of what operates behind the scenes of our creative endeavors While the highly selective overtaxed conscious mind is what many attend to Astrachan focuses on what we represent and express unconsciously what we say in the silent pauses between our speech what we see but overlook what we know but leave unacknowledged what we dream of but cannot imagine Like Twombly’s journey into art making Astrachan suggests that the journey into our patient’s unconscious reuires us to remain open to unsettling even chaotic experiences which we can use to create meaningful change