HUFFINGTON POST
07/06/2011 03:52 am ET | Updated Sep 04, 2011

Famed American Artist Cy Twombly Dies At 83

Famed American painter Cy Twombly, who first found the limelight with his calligraphic paintings in the late 1950s, has died at the age of 83.

The US artist was widely known for abstract works that used oil paint, pencil and crayon to create repetitive lines and scribbles on canvas.

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