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

Constantin, 1876–1957, Romanian sculptor.
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ABU DHABI, 5th August, 2019 (WAM) -- Featuring some of the most notable names of the 20th century Avant-Garde scene, Louvre Abu Dhabi's upcoming exhibition, 'Rendezvous in Paris: Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani and Co.(1900-1939)', will include more than 80 works by artists including Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Juan Gris, Chaam Soutine, Constantin Brancusi and Tamara de Lempicka.
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"If my heart starts beating fast when I see something, I know I should get it," says the 26-year-old, who has a penchant for certain luxe materials (onyx, silver, marble, brass) and Modernist sculptors (Barbara Hepworth, Constantin Brancusi).
BM Well, are you perhaps thinking of Brancusi where the gallery was obliged to re-create his studio as a part of the exhibition?
Levine's Crystal Newborn, 1993, and Black Newborn, 1994, were, of course, made after Constantin Brancusi's Newborn, produced in marble in 1915 and in bronze in 1920.
The exhibition ofConstantin Brancusi"Arch Over Time" is timed to theRomania Culture Day.
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Centre Pompidou Paris is a primary partner of Louvre Abu Dhabi, to which it loans twenty five masterpieces including famed Matisse, Picasso, Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Kandinsky paintings, as well as Giacometti, Brancusi or Choucair Saloua Raouda sculptures, or more contempory artists as Zhang Huan, for its opening on 11 November, 2017.
After the publication of revolutionary works such as those written by Jacob Bronowski (1981, etc.) and Friedrich Cramer (1993), and in view of revelations such as those provided to us by brilliant personalities like Henri Coanda, Constantin Brancusi or Aldous Huxley, artistic and scientific creativity are bound to unite their ways, which have been artificially separated basically since the Renaissance and the Enlightenment with a view to overspecialization.
While the price of the Basquiat elicited gasps from the saleroom, no one was surprised when Brancusi's seminal--and exceptionally beautiful--patinated bronze with gold leaf La muse endormie (Fig.
Was it not Brancusi, remarking on his experience of apprenticeship under the great Romantic sculptor Rodin, who observed that 'Nothing grows under the shadow of a great oak tree'?