Cy Twombly

Review
Books

How to read a Twombly

New book asks if late US artist’s work should be read literally or literarily

News
Art market

Analysis: Christie's postwar and contemporary auction nets $785.9m, with a big assist from an Old Master

Despite buy-ins, the sale saw several strong prices and records below the dizzy height of $450.3m for Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi