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Cy Twombly

 (1928 - 2011)
Cy (Edwin Parker Jr.) Twombly was active/lived in Virginia, New York / Italy.  Cy Twombly is known for Improvisational line drawing, minimalism.

Some Keywords and Quick Facts for Cy Twombly

Birth / Death:  1928 Lexington, Virginia - 2011 Rome, Italy

Method for Cy Twombly

Collage and/or Decoupage
Drawing, Draftsmanship, Draughtsman
Easel Painting
Graphics: Design and/or Printmaking
Murals: Design, Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Stained Glass
Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
Sculpture, Three Dimensional Forms, Sculptor

Media for Cy Twombly


Art Style for Cy Twombly

Abstract Expressionism

Subject for Cy Twombly

Animals, Mammals
Gardens, Garden Scenes

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Cy Twombly

Expatriate from USA or Canada

Art Teacher for Cy Twombly

Ben Shahn
Franz Kline
Robert Motherwell

Art School for Cy Twombly

Art Students League of New York, Student
Black Mountain College, Student
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Student

Awards/Recognition for Cy Twombly

Dia Art Foundation Support

Chronology for Cy Twombly

Late 20th Century After 1950

Collection for Cy Twombly

UBS-Paine Webber Collection

Added Description for Cy Twombly

Art Educator: Teaching, Lectures, Workshops, Writing
Printmaking Specialty

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Cy Twombly

Kootz Gallery, New York City

Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International for Cy Twombly

Venice Biennale

Exhibition of Museum for Cy Twombly

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Whitney Museum of American Art

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