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Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly

CY TWOMBLY Lexington, 1928 – Roma, 2011
Cy Twombly was born on April 25, 1928, in Lexington, Virginia. In 1947, he attended the Museum of Fine Arts school in Boston, and from 1949 to 1950, he studied at Washington and Lee University in Lexington. In 1950, Twombly moved to New York, where he continued his studies at the Art Students League and became acquainted with other artists, including Robert Rauschenberg. A year later, Twombly changed universities and enrolled at Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he studied under Robert Motherwell and Franz Kline.