as you may or may not have noticed (see the background of this blog), i am totally, 100%, completely, madly, deeply – taken – with anything cy twombly. i am not only a book nerd, but now you can know i’m an art nerd to boot. this little tiny voice inside my head gets really upset and unnerved when people say they don’t “get” abstract art. really grinds my gears. what is there to get?! it’s gorgeous, breathtaking, and actually cy took loads of inspiration from greek mythology. the calligraphic style he often used almost reminds me of pollock, in a way. just his way of asserting himself onto each canvas. his use of color and expression in every single painting, just stunning.