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Cy Twombly Conference


In this one-day conference invited speakers will explore trace and reference in the art of Cy Twombly.

Cy Twombly’s art embraces a rich philosophical and poetic tradition. In this one-day conference chaired by Jon Bird, independent curator and Professor of Art and Critical Theory, Middlesex University, invited speakers will explore trace and reference in the art of Cy Twombly. The conference will also discuss the artist’s relation to both past and contemporary artists and the problems and possibilities his work poses for the language of art criticism.

Speakers: Jon Bird (Chair) Professor of Art and Critical Theory Middlesex University, Alexander García Düttmann Professor of Visual Culture and Philosophy Goldsmiths College, Stephen Bann Professor of History of Art Bristol University, Tacita Dean artist and Katharina Grosse artist.


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Date and Time:

5 June 2004 at 11:00 am


Full Day



Serpentine Galleries
Kensington Gardens
W2 3XA
+44 20 74 02 60 75

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£10, £6 (concessions)

Available from:

Ticketweb 08700 600100
Serpentine Gallery Lobby Desk 020 7402 6075

Additional Information:

The conference is organised by the Serpentine Gallery but is being held at the Goethe Institut, 50 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7.

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