Saturday, October 28, 2006

The other night, my girlfriend and I watched Terry Zwigoff's newest film, Art School Confidential. It was fine. I like both Zwigoff and Daniel Clowes a lot. But the thing that stuck out to me the most was this passing reference to Cy Twombly.

I could go off for days on my disdain for Twombly, but I don't want to. Suffice it to say, I am not a fan. He is a darling to the art community. People eat his work up. I just don't understand what they see in it. Why is it so revered?

Take a look at a few of his paintings and decide for yourself: