Museum of Cycladic Art - Divine Dialogues. Cy Twombly and Greek antiquity

For the first time, 27 works by Cy Twombly inspired by Greek mythology and his close ties with Greece, are presented alongside 12 ancient artworks, revealing a unique and original dialogue between ancient Greek and contemporary art. The exhibition includes representative drawings and sculptures by the contemporary artist, such as Venus (1975), Pan (1975), Nike (1981), Apollo (1975), Dionysus (1975), Orpheus (1979), Aristaeus mourning the loss of his bees (1973) and Aphrodite Anadyomene (1979). These works will “converse” with a series of ancient artworks such as the Torso of Aphrodite Anadyomene from the Archaeological Museum of Paphos, the Relief with representation of Orpheus, Eurydice, and Hermes from the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, the Statue of Dionysus from the Archaeological Museum of Eleusis, the Statuette of Apollo and the Figurine of winged Nike from the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
 
The exhibition will be on view until September 3, 2017

 
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Photo. Paris Tavitian © Museum of Cycladic Art, 2017
 
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Attic Black Figure volute krater signed by Ergotimos and Kleitias, 570 BC, Clay, H. 66 cm, Italy, National Archaeological Museum of Florence, inv. no. 4209. © National Archaeological Museum of Florence, Photo. Paris Tavitian © Museum of Cycladic Art, 2017
 
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