Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly was born in 1928 in Lexington, Virginia, and died in 2011 in Rome, Italy. He studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (1947–49); Art Students League, New York (1950–51); and Black Mountain College, North Carolina (1951–52). Recent solo exhibitions include “Cy Twombly: Fifty Years of Works on Paper,” State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (2003, traveled to the Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Serpentine Gallery, London; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and The Menil Collection, Houston, through 2005) and Tate Modern, London (2008); “Cy Twombly: The Natural World, Selected Works 2000–2007.”

Blooming  •  2001-2008


Acrylic, wax crayon on ten wooden panels

2001-2008  • 

Cold Stream Rome  •  1966

Cold Stream Rome

Oil-based house paint and wax crayon on canvas

1966  •