Cy Twombly

(American, 1928 - 2011)

ficus carica by cy twombly

Cy Twombly

Ficus Carica, 1975 - 1976

five greek poets and a philosopher by cy twombly

Cy Twombly

Five Greek Poets and a Philosopher, 1978

natural history part i, no.ix by cy twombly

Cy Twombly

Natural History Part I, No.IX, 1974

six latin writers and poets by cy twombly

Cy Twombly

Six Latin Writers and Poets, 1976

the song of the border guard by cy twombly

Cy Twombly

The Song of the Border Guard, 1952

tilia cordata by cy twombly

Cy Twombly

Tilia Cordata, um 1975 - 1976



Born: Lexington, VA
1948 - 1951
Attended School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Boston, MA
Attended Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA
1951 - 1952
Art Students League, New York, NY. Black Mountain College. Beria, NC.
Travelling Grant, The Richmond Art Museum
Winner of the Leone d'Oro for Contemporary Art at the Venice Biennale
American Academy, Institute of Arts and Letters


Cy Twombly, On Paper, Galerie Karsten Greve Paris, Paris, France
Turbulences II - Villa Empain - Boghossian Foundation, Brussels
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Fenêtres, de la Renaissance à nos jours. Dürer, Monet, Magritte... - Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne
De La Historia - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao
Cy Twombly The Last Paintings - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
Cy Twombly - Photographs 1951–2010 - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
Museum Brandhorst, Munich (solo)
London, Dulwich Picture Gallery
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The Art Institute of Chicago (solo)
Tate Modern, London, England (solo)
Cy Twombly - Blooming. A Scattering of Blossoms and other Things, Yvon Lambert Collection – Musée d’ Art Contemporain, Avignon (solo)
Cy Twombly - Neue Skulpturen, Alte Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (solo)
Cy Twombly - 50 Years of Works on Paper, Whitney Museum, New York (solo)
Cy Twombly - 50 Years of Works on Paper, Menil Collection, Houston (solo)
Cy Twombly - Lepanto, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
Tate Modern, London (England)
Tate Britain, London (England)
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
Daros Exhibitions, Zurich
Museum für Gegenwartskunst - Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung, Basel
Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
Dia Art Foundation: Chelsea, New York City, NY
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI