Myra Melford and All-Star Ensemble Craft Music Inspired By the Power and Possibility of Cy Twombly’s Singular Works of Art

While serving as a cryptographer in the U.S. Army during the early 1950s, the artist Cy Twombly made a practice of drawing in the dark, a variation on the surrealists’ automatic writing technique. It became a way for Twombly to shake loose the rules he’d been taught at institutions like Boston’s School of the Museum

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