short biography

Cy Twombly (Edwin Parker Twombly Jr., born 1928 in Lexington / VA, died 2011 in Rome) studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Washington & Lee University, the Art Students League in New York, the Black Mountain College and the American Academy, Institute of Arts and Letters. He is one of the best-known representatives of the American "Abstract Expressionism ", who developed an gestural style using writing-like signs on large format canvases.

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collection/s

Benesse Art Site, Naoshima Centre Pompidou, Paris Collection Lambert, Avignon Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia Dia:Beacon Frac Picardie, Amiens Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kunsthaus Zürich Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz Kunstpalais Erlangen Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität - CAMPUSMUSEUM / SITUATION KUNST LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art Louvre, Paris MACBA Barcelona MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles MUDAM Musée d´Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg MUMOK Wien Mart Trento e Rovereto Menil Collection, Houston Modern, Fort Worth Museo MADRE, Naples Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid Museu Berardo, Lissabon Museum Brandhorst, München Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden Museum Kurhaus Kleve Museum Ludwig Köln Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen Neue Galerie Graz / Universalmuseum Joanneum RISD Museum, Providence Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Schaulager Basel Schirmer / Mosel, München Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Staatliche Museen zu Berlin State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg / RUS Tate Collection Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City Yale University Art Gallery ZKM | Karlsruhe nbk Neuer Berliner Kunstverein
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  • 18. Oct 15. Nov
    Cy Twombly Cheim & Read, New York
  • 04. Sep 02. Oct
    Unique Books Anthony d´Offay Gallery, London