Tag: Twombly

Louvre to Reverse Renovation of Gallery With Cy Twombly Mural – ARTnews.com

The Cy Twombly Foundation and the Louvre have settled a dispute over an installation by the late painter installed in one of the museum’s galleries amid legal pressure. The conflict arose earlier this year over a recent renovation of the room in which Twombly’s mural is installed. Claiming that the changes compromised the work, the foundation filed a lawsuit against the museum. In a ...

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Cy Twombly Foundation Warns of ‘Serious Damage’ to Work at Louvre – ARTnews.com

After a renovation of a storied gallery at the Louvre Museum in Paris, the Cy Twombly Foundation has claimed that a monumental ceiling painting by the late artist has been permanently altered, thanks to a new paint job on the surrounding walls and a change in lighting. In a letter sent by a legal representative to Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez earlier this month, the ...

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Christies October Evening Sale Nets $341 M. Led by Twombly, Cezanne – ARTnews.com

On Tuesday, 280,000 viewers tuned into the first major auction of the fall season live-streamed from Christie’s Rockefeller center headquarters. The evening sale, which combined modern and contemporary art with the fossilized skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex, generated $340.8 million with buyer’s fee across 46 lots. Hammering at $294 million, below the pre-sale low estimate of $305.9 million, it realized a solid sell-through rate ...

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