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Cy Twombly

[American Abstract Expressionist Painter, born in 1928]

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    Cy Twombly Works Online    
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Original works by Cy Twombly available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
8 works online when last checked

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Note I, 1967
(In the "Etching" section)

Notable SiteCy Twombly at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
6 works by Cy Twombly

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Untitled

Broad Art Foundation

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
Untitled, 1959

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Untitled, ca.1953

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "T"

Cy Twombly in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
Untitled

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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11 works by Cy Twombly online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri

Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)  

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art
Untitled (see top row)

Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)  
Untitled. What?, 1959

Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

Cy Twombly at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Menil Collection, Texas
Information about the Menil's Cy Twombly Gallery

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Synopsis of a Battle, 1968

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteCy Twombly in the Artchive

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The BBC
cy twombly, serpentine gallery

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

ARTnews
Named as one of "The 10 Most Expensive Living Artists"

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Art Story

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"His scattered dreams", 2008 article by Adrian Searle

The New York Observer
"Why Give So Much Space To Lightweight Twombly?", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Cy Twombly at the Whitney", 2005 review by Peter Schjeldahl

The Village Voice
"Solar Power", 2001 article by Jerry Saltz

Time Magazine
"The Grafitti of Loss", 1994 article by Robert Hughes


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Coronation of Sesostris


 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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