Safety Curtain

Safety Curtain 2010/2011

The American artist Cy Twombly has created the 13th large-format picture for the safety curtain at the Vienna State Opera for the exhibition series "Safety Curtain". An international jury (Daniel Birnbaum, Akiko Miyake, Hans-Ulrich Obrist) selected the artist.

"Safety Curtain" is a project of museum in progress in cooperation with the Vienna State Opera and the Bundestheater-Holding, made possible by Die Presse.

Digital Imaging: Vienna Paint; production: Trevision; Support: Hilton in Vienna.

Cy Twombly: Courtesy Gagosian Gallery.