Wednesday, July 6, 2011

'thank you cy, you were the best scribbler' ~ gouache, china ink, watercolors, graphite & soft pastels on teabag in milton book

CY TWOMBLY

April 25, 1928 - July 5, 2011

"But Mr. Twombly, a tall, rangy Virginian who once practiced drawing in the dark to make his lines less purposeful, steadfastly followed his own program and looked to his own muses..."

~N.Y. Times


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cy twombly

XO

18 comments:

  1. Love your beautiful tribute. I will certainly miss that lovely Mr. Twombly!

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  2. yup.... the best scribbler... nice tribute... xo

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  3. What a lovely tribute Lynne.

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  4. "steadfastly followed his own program and looked to his own muses...". . . yes, the best way to go through life, I'm thinking
    xo

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  5. Wow, I'm really cloistered in this week, I has no idea. Yes, he was a great scribbler and much much more.-J

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  6. Nice tribute Lynne. His work is amazing. xoxo

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  7. Whoever will fill his shoes??? Hmmm.
    And yesterday's pencil box was only overshadowed by the best VanGogh quote--EvEr!!!
    Man. I love your blog, woman.

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  8. I love your tribute. I make marks with my eyes closed....love that he did it in the dark.
    xo

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  9. Definitely! Thanks for posting this. Beautiful piece!

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  10. you keep opening me up, up, up.

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  11. A beautiful tribute to a special artist!

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  12. I learn so much from you. The world has been blessed by these amazing scribbles. Thank you for sharing your respect for them with us !

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  13. arms unfurling in yet another way...fly, cy, fly!

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  14. Yes, he was the best scribbler; a high distinction, to my mind. Thanks for sharing this, Lynne.

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  15. p.s. my word verification was 'coleresq'- that's my new favorite word! You are so coloresque, Lynne!

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