Not on display
- Cy Twombly 1928–2011
- Object: 480 × 450 × 227 mm
- Presented by Cy Twombly Foundation 2014
Since 1977, Twombly has made several chariot-like sculptures. The theme reflects his fascination with the ancient world, particularly Homer’s account of the Trojan War in The Iliad. This work is especially minimal, combining a simple disc and triangle to suggest the wheel and body of the chariot.
Gallery label, July 2008
Does this text contain inaccurate information or language that you feel we should improve or change? We would like to hear from you.