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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MGK Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen 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 ° Ghisla Art Collection, Locarno Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart, Berlin Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Sakura Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City Kunsthaus Zürich Kunstmuseen Krefeld Kunstmuseum Basel / Museum für Gegenwartskunst Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz ° Kunstpalais Erlangen 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 Rovereto & Galleria Civica Trento 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 Ratingen Neue Galerie Graz / Bruseum RISD Museum, Providence Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt Schaulager, Münchenstein Schirmer / Mosel, München Situation Kunst (Für Max IMDAHL), Bochum Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Staatliche Museen zu Berlin State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg / RUS ° Tate Collection Tate Modern, London Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art UBS Art Gallery, New York Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven ZKM | Karlsruhe n.b.k. 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