At the request of reader Corrine, and in honor of his 81st birthday, today's post features Cy Twombly, who's "known as the bloke who does blotches and scribbles." Shown above is his 2008 work, "The Rose (IV)," from his current exhibition The Rose at the Gagosian Gallery in London.
1. Cy Twombly is currently at work on one of his largest pieces "“ a ceiling in one of the Louvre galleries, the Salle des Bronzes. Instead of painting directly onto the ceiling, the design is... READ ON