Cy Twombly


Born
in Lexington, VA, The United States
April 25, 1928

Died
July 05, 2011

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Edwin Parker (Cy) Twombly, Jr. is an American artist well known for his large-scale, freely scribbled, calligraphic-style graffiti paintings, on solid fields of mostly gray, tan, or off-white colors. He exhibits his paintings worldwide.

Average rating: 4.43 · 267 ratings · 27 reviews · 44 distinct works
Fifty Years of Work on Paper

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4.57 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
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The Natural World: Selected...

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Cy Twombly

4.38 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Cy Twombly: Paintings, Work...

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Fifty Years of Works on Pap...

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Lepanto

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Photographs, 1951-2007

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Cy Twombly: New Sculptures ...

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Cy Twombly: Works on Paper

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1988
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Cy Twombly: The Last Painti...

4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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More books by Cy Twombly…
“I love my sculptures, and I was lucky I had them for 50 years because no one would look at them and I really liked having them around.”
Cy Twombly

“I hate roses. Don't you? It's all right if you can hide them in a cutting garden, but I think a rose garden is the height of ick.”
Cy Twombly

“I would've liked to have been Poussin, if I'd had a choice, in another time.”
Cy Twombly