Prints

Much of Twombly’s work is a direct reflection of, response to, and re-working of the ancient Greco-Roman past that surrounded him in his chosen home in Rome. Inspirations came from Greek and Roman mythology, history, and places, French Neoclassicism, and contemporary graffiti on ancient local walls. Twombly was able to balance the seemingly static history of the past with his own sensual and emotional responses to it. In both the content and process of his art, Twombly was interested in the layering of time and history, of painting and drawing, and of various meanings and associations. His art situates itself in the context of the history of Western civilization as well as the process-oriented aspects of Abstract Expressionism.

ARTWORK

1986 by Cy Twombly
1986 by Cy Twombly
1986 by Cy Twombly
1986
untitled on the bowery by cy twombly
Untitled from on the Bowery by Cy Twombly
Untitled from on the Bowery by Cy Twombly
1969
Untitled 1973 by Cy Twombly
Untitled 1973 by Cy Twombly
Untitled 1973 by Cy Twombly
1973
Sarajevo by Cy Twombly
Sarajevo by Cy Twombly
Sarajevo by Cy Twombly
1984