Cy Twombly Works Online
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Original works by Cy Twombly available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain NEW!
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
3 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Note I, 1967
(In the "Etching" section)
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
Cy Twombly at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Broad Art Foundation
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
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
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)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
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)
Cy Twombly at The ArtchiveMiscellaneous Sites:
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:
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The BBCArticles and Reference Sites:
cy twombly, serpentine gallery
UBS Financial Services Art Collection
Encyclopedia 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
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, 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.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
Coronation of Sesostris