Thursday, April 7, 2011

Thursday Morning Twombly blART

Paint is something that I use with my hands and do all those tactile things. I really don't like oil because you can't get back into it, or you make a mess. It's not my favourite thing.. pencil is more my medium than wet paint. 
♦♦♦ Cy Twombly ♦♦♦

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Cy Twombly at Cy Twombly Gallery in Houston in front of the gallery's largest painting, "Say Goodbye, Catullus, to the Shores of Asia Minor." Image courtesy of the New York Times, June 2005.

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My kinda' Guy.  I like pencil/graphite too!

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Trivia: Twombly’s Lepanto (2001), a painting made of 12 panels, sold privately for more than $20 million, according to sources, after it was shown at New York’s Gagosian Gallery two years ago and at the Venice Biennale in 2001. Coronation of Sesostris (2000), a work made of ten panels, sold for around $10 million to French luxury-goods billionaire Fran├žois Pinault for his contemporary-art foundation in France. Single-canvas paintings by Twombly shown by Gagosian in New York last summer, sources say, sold for $2.5 million each. (Via)

Have a terrific Thursday!  Thanks for visiting!

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