Cy Twombly
American, 1928-2011
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High auction record
$71m, Sotheby's, 2015
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
"Cy Twombly: LUX" at the Museu d'Art Contemporani d'Eivissa, Ibiza, Spain,
Gagosian
Cy Twombly: In the Studio,
Museum Brandhorst
2015
Cy Twombly: Painting and Sculpture,
Kunstmuseum Basel

Cy Twombly emerged in the 1950s, developing a characteristic painting style of expressive drips and active, scribbled, and scratched lines. “My line is childlike but not childish,” he once said. “It is very difficult to fake…to get that quality you need to project yourself into the child's line. It has to be …

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