Cy Twombly

American, 1928–2011

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Bio

Cy Twombly’s idiosyncratic style incorporated expressive drips, frenetic scribbles, and gestural, calligraphic linework into lyrical abstractions. The artist drew on a wide array of influences, ranging from the bold brushwork of Willem de Kooning

Blue chip status
Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
US$70.5m, Sotheby's, 2015

Notable works

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 13 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 4 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 2 more
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