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Cy Twombly

Coronation of Sesostris

November 11, 2000–January 27, 2001
980 Madison Avenue, New York

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000 Acrylic, wax crayon and lead pencil on canvas, 81 ⅛ × 61 ⅝ inches (206.1 × 156.5 cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000

Acrylic, wax crayon and lead pencil on canvas, 81 ⅛ × 61 ⅝ inches (206.1 × 156.5 cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000 Mixed media on canvas, 80 3/16 × 61 ¼ inches (203.7 × 155.6cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000

Mixed media on canvas, 80 3/16 × 61 ¼ inches (203.7 × 155.6cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000 Mixed media on canvas, 79 ⅜ × 60 ⅞ inches (201.6 × 154.6cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000

Mixed media on canvas, 79 ⅜ × 60 ⅞ inches (201.6 × 154.6cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000 Acrylic, wax crayon and pencil on canvas, 81 ⅝ × 61 ⅜ inches (207.3 × 155.9cm)

Cy Twombly, Coronation of Sesostris, 2000

Acrylic, wax crayon and pencil on canvas, 81 ⅝ × 61 ⅜ inches (207.3 × 155.9cm)

About

Gagosian is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Cy Twombly, the first to be exhibited in a New York gallery in nearly thirty years. Coronation of Sesostris (2000) is one painting in ten parts.

A fully illustrated catalogue with an essay by David Shapiro will be published on the occasion of the exhibition.

Cy Twombly: Coronation of Sesostris

Cy Twombly: Coronation of Sesostris

Cy Twombly’s Coronation of Sesostris (2000) receives a closer look by Gagosian Director, Mark Francis. In this video, he discusses the history of the work, the myths and poetry embedded within it, and considers its lasting impact.

Featuring Joan Jonas’s Mirror Piece 1 (1969) on its cover.

Now available
Gagosian Quarterly Summer 2020

The Summer 2020 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring Joan Jonas’s Mirror Piece 1 (1969) on its cover.

River Café menu with illustration by Ed Ruscha.

The River Café Cookbook

London’s River Café, a culinary mecca perched on a bend in the River Thames, celebrated its thirtieth anniversary in 2018. To celebrate this milestone and the publication of her cookbook River Café London, cofounder Ruth Rogers sat down with Derek Blasberg to discuss the famed restaurant’s allure.

Left: Sally Mann, Self-Portrait, 1974; right: Jenny Saville in her studio, c. 1990s.

In Conversation
Sally Mann and Jenny Saville

The two artists discuss being drawn to difficult subjects, the effects of motherhood on their practice, embracing chance, and their shared adoration of Cy Twombly.

The cover of the Fall 2019 Gagosian Quarterly magazine. Artwork by Nathaniel Mary Quinn

Now available
Gagosian Quarterly Fall 2019

The Fall 2019 issue of Gagosian Quarterly is now available, featuring a detail from Sinking (2019) by Nathaniel Mary Quinn on its cover.

Glenstone Museum.

Intimate Grandeur: Glenstone Museum

Paul Goldberger tracks the evolution of Mitchell and Emily Rales’s Glenstone Museum in Potomac, Maryland. Set amid 230 acres of pristine landscape and housing a world-class collection of modern and contemporary art, this graceful complex of pavilions, designed by architects Thomas Phifer and Partners, opened to the public in the fall of 2018.