• Cy Twombly

    Kunstmuseen Krefeld | Haus Lange

    Anyone familiar with the painting of Cy Twombly, an American, will hardly be astonished by the fact that he lives in Europe, or more specifically in Italy. His work not only makes references in terms of content to ancient Mediterranean cultures; it reflects a general attitude toward painting that seems closer to the European than to the American intelligence. Twombly’s sculpture, however, caused astonishment when first displayed, in the late ’70s, in Naples. He had created these works over a period of years—initially, it seems, not for public exhibition. Their materials include found pieces of

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