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 (brăn-ko͞o′zē, bräng-ko͞osh′), Constantin 1876-1957.
Romanian-born sculptor who settled in Paris in 1904. He broke sharply with the realist tradition, making abstract sculptures, chiefly in metal and stone, of great geometric simplicity.


(bræŋˈkuːzɪ; Romanian briŋˈkuʃj)
(Biography) Constantin (konstanˈtin). 1876–1957, Romanian sculptor, noted for his streamlined abstractions of animal forms


(brɑŋˈku zi)

Constantin, 1876–1957, Romanian sculptor.
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Noun1.Brancusi - Romanian sculptor noted for abstractions of animal forms (1876-1957)
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Window cleaning glazed facades outer part of the main building of the Centre Pompidou, IRCAM buildings B and C and the Brancusi workshop.
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This block of pierre d'Euville was used to create one of an ensemble of totemic heads that were influenced not only by Brancusi but also by Egyptian sculpture and Guro masks from the Ivory Coast.
Abu Dhabi: For the first time at Abu Dhabi Art fair (ADA), sculptures of Constantin Brancusi are seen alongside artworks by other artists.
Bird in Space was also among the eighteen works included in the Arts Club of Chicago's 1927 exhibition "Sculpture and Drawings by Constantin Brancusi.
L'universite immortalise le nom emblematique de Constantin Brancusi.
The well-produced catalogue for the Erskine show includes a photograph of Duckworth standing in a foundry in 2009 alongside her last bronze sculpture, three times her height, like Brancusi next to his endless column.
Sleeping Girl' is one of the great masterpieces of the 20th century, counting iconic depictions of women by Pablo Picasso, Constantin Brancusi and Amedeo Modigliani among its peers," commented Tobias Meyer, Sotheby's Worldwide Head of Contemporary Art.
During her years in Paris, John met many of the leading artistic personalities of her time, including painters Matisse and Picasso and the sculptor Brancusi.
Inspired by diverse European artists such as Joan Miro, Paul Klee, Constantin Brancusi and Pablo Picasso, they created work (complete with poetic titles) that they termed 'objets' borrowing the French term.
It will include works by artists including Romare Bearden, Constantin Brancusi, Edward Burra, Renee Cox, Aaron Douglas,Walker Evans, Ellen Gallagher, David Hammons, Isaac Julien, Wilfredo Lam, Jacob Lawrence, Norman Lewis, Glenn Ligon, Ronald Moody,Wangechi Mutu, Uche Okeke, Pablo Picasso, Keith Piper, Tracey Rose and KaraWalker.
The MONEYworks Bronze and Art Exhibition bringing the works of Picasso and Brancusi to our emperor hall will surely add value to the lifestyle experience of residents and to its visitors," Bin Sougat added.