Cy Twombly, Idiosyncratic Painter, Dies at 83

Cy Twombly Idiosyncratic Painter

In a career that slyly subverted Abstract Expressionism, toyed briefly with Minimalism, seemed barely to acknowledge Pop Art and anticipated some of the concerns of Conceptualism, Mr. Twombly was a divisive artist almost from the start. The curator Kirk Varnedoe, on the occasion of a 1994 retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, wrote that his work More...

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Cy Twombly Idiosyncratic Painter
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Cy Twombly, Idiosyncratic Painter, Dies at 83

In a career that slyly subverted Abstract Expressionism, toyed briefly with Minimalism, seemed barely to acknowledge Pop Art and anticipated some of the concerns of Conceptualism, Mr. Twombly was a divisive artist More...