RIP Cy Twombly

“I have known the nakedness of my scattered dreams.”

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So sad to hear the news today of the passing of Cy Twombly, a brilliant and mesmerising contemporary artist.

I would often find and experience more meaning in a single one of his creations than years of my own personal experiences. It was just this past weekend that I went with a friend to a current exhibition featuring Twombly in London (above).

It’s typically breathtaking. I felt the same way when I first say his strangely evocative work in Sydney (below).

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His famous depiction of the seasons are particularly inspiring.

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Cy_summer
Cy_autumn
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The piece of work that really blew me away over the weekend, which I’d never seen before was Hero and Leandro (below) which depicts a classical legend of doomed love involving the drowning of two lovers.

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See more of his art. RIP Cy Twombly.

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