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© Centre Pompidou, 2016

The Centre Pompidou is presenting a major retrospective of the work of American artist Cy Twombly until April 24th 2017.

Nine Discourses on Commodus (1963), Fifty Days at Iliam (1978) and Coronation of Sesostris (2000) – this retrospective covers the artist’s entire career in a chronological circuit of some 140 paintings, sculptures, drawings and photographs, providing a clear picture of an extraordinarily rich body of work includes many of Twombly’s iconic works, several of them never previously exhibited in France.

Rich and complex, the work of Cy Twombly, who passed away in 2011, spans a period of some sixty years without ever losing any of its force, even in the very last years of the artist’s life. One of the most productive in recent history, Twombly’s career links the culture of post-war America, dominated artistically by Abstract Expressionism, and the Classical Mediterranean culture that he discovered as a young man and made his own.

Cy Twombly Retrospective
Date: 30th November 2016 – 24th April 2017
Open: 11:00 – 21:00 (Thursday till 23:00)
Place: Centre Pompidou, Paris
Address: Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 4478 1233

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