Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) was one of the founding figures of modern sculpture and one of the most original artists of the twentieth-century. His groundbreaking carvings introduced abstraction and primitivism into sculpture for the first time, and were as important as Picasso’s paintings to the development of modern art.Constantin Brancusi  Sleeping Muse 1909-10  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture   ADAGR, Paris and DACS, London 2004

Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) was one of the founding figures of modern sculpture and one of the most original artists of the twentieth-century. His groundbreaking carvings introduced abstraction and primitivism into sculpture for the first time, and were as important as Picasso’s paintings to the development of modern art.Constantin Brancusi Sleeping Muse 1909-10 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture ADAGR, Paris and DACS, London 2004

Brancusi (Romanian sculptor): Bird in Space (1928 version; bronze, limestone and wood). Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Brancusi (Romanian sculptor): Bird in Space (1928 version; bronze, limestone and wood). Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Constantin Brancusi, Young Bird, Paris, 1928. Bronze on a two-part pedestal of limestone and oak

Constantin Brancusi, Young Bird, Paris, 1928. Bronze on a two-part pedestal of limestone and oak

THE GOLDEN SMITH  http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-qdyDlHQISgQ/UaaaUEgSeEI/AAAAAAAAFxI/SzywJ38Ma3c/s1600/IMG_8693.jpg

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