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Cy Twombly

[American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1928-2011]

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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 SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Bilbao, Spain   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

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

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh   NEW!

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

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

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Notable SiteWhitney Museum of American Art, New York City

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

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
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.   NEW!

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

Kunsthaus Zurich

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "T"

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

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

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)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(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 at The Artchive

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
cy twombly, serpentine gallery

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Cy Twombly  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

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

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

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

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Coronation of Sesostris


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