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Cy Twombly at Museum Brandhorst

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Hans-Jörg Mayer

Ohne Titel

  • Translated titleUntitled
  • Year1991
  • MaterialB/w-photography
  • Dimensions97 x 140 cm
  • Year of acquisition2016
  • Inventory numberUAB 1062
  • On viewBasement floor

More about the artwork

The women featured in this photograph are no strangers. Four of them are artists—Charline von Heyl, Michaela Eichwald, Jutta Koether, and Cosima von Bonin—while the art critic Isabelle Graw is seated on the far right. Hans-Jörg Mayer’s picture is modeled on a photograph of female Colombian guerrilla fighters. His protagonists, too, are equipped with real weapons. But was this really a call to arms? And if so, who was the enemy and what had to be defended? Looking back, it becomes clear that these women had no easy job in the mainly male-dominated painting scene at that time. In the years that followed, however, they waged challenging and strategic battles and finally took their rightful place in the history of painting.

Further collection artworks

Cy Twombly , Untitled (Sperlonga), 1959, UAB 441aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Untitled (Sperlonga), 1959
Cy Twombly , Lepanto VI, 2001, UAB 474Lepanto Zyklus aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Lepanto VI, 2001
Cy Twombly , Lepanto V, 2001, UAB 473Lepanto Zyklus aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Lepanto V, 2001
Cy Twombly, Ramification, 1971, UAB 452aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Ramification, 1971
Cy Twombly, Lepanto I, 2001, UAB 469Lepanto Zyklus aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Cy Twombly Lepanto I, 2001