Tuesday, March 23, 2010

a heavenly blue

Louvre ceiling, Cy Twombly 2010

ceiling at Scrovengi chapel, Giotto 1305

lapis lazuli

Cy Twombly states that the startling blue color in his Louvre ceiling was inspired by Giotto and that Early Renaissance painter's use of lapis lazuli

American Scholar : American artist Cy Twombly paints a ceiling at the Louvre