Music in the Key of Twombly by the Forward

Music in the Key of Twombly

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Crossposted from Haaretz

Several years ago, on one of his trips to Europe, saxophonist Ariel Shibolet went to a museum and discovered the American artist Cy Twombly.

“Abstract art often feels heavy,” says Shibolet, who creates abstract music, “but his drawings have a totally different feeling. They have something crispy, alive and close. I have trouble using the word ‘inspiration,’ but it does happen that before a concert I gaze at a book of Twombly’s paintings.”



Music in the Key of Twombly

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