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Constantin Brancusi

 (1876 - 1957)
Constantin Brancusi was active/lived in Romania, France.  Constantin Brancusi is known for abstract marble sculpture.

Constantin Brancusi

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Constantin Brancusi was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France.  As a child he displayed an aptitude for carving wooden farm tools.  Formal studies took him first to Bucharest, then to Munich, then to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.  His abstract style emphasizes clean geometrical lines that balance forms inherent in his materials with the symbolic allusions of representational art.  Famous Brâncusi works include the Sleeping Muse (1908), The Kiss (1908), Prometheus (1911), Mademoiselle Pogany (1913), The Newborn (1915), Bird in Space (1919) and The Column of the Infinite (Coloana infinitului), popularly known as The Endless Column (1938).  Brancusi  ...  Displaying 750 of 10989 characters.

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About  Constantin Brancusi

Born:  1876 - Hobitza, Romania
Died:   1957 - Paris, France
Known for:  abstract marble sculpture