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 GAM 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, Lisbon ° 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