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Synonyms for Brancusi

Romanian sculptor noted for abstractions of animal forms (1876-1957)

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The life and the works of Constantin Brancusi are all about that about us all being part of the same, single, universal community: born into a peasant, traditional family in countryside Romania, he come to be known as "the patriarch of the modern sculpture", he made his first artistic steps in Romania, but became famous once he stepped out abroad to learn from and work with the masters of his time, his style is a blend of tradition/old and modernity/new, both in terms of materials (wood and stone vs metal) and motifs (simplicity of Romanian traditional patters vs elegance of modern lines)," said the ambassador.
The belief in an unknown reality is no doubt religious in nature (Koestler 1964: 140-143), and it may be that Wallace's unknown world is the living world of transcendental archetypes, the inner world of essence that Brancusi was looking for in his art.
It all started, in our view, from the portraits of Joyce that Brancusi made.
"I would say Brancusi's Mademoiselle Pogany is the most special art piece we are presenting at the fair," said gallery owner, Paul Kasmin.
Les japonais estiment la valeur reelle d'une oeuvre sculpturale de Constantin Brancusi a une somme qui avoisine le double de budget national.
If Brancusi was in good humor he was likely to invite his visitor to partake of a delicious Romanian style meal with an accompanying glass of Transylvanian wine.
'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.
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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."
His seminar will focus on his approach to working across multi-disciplinary projects and relating them to works from Constantin Brancusi, Scott Burton & Takashi Murakami.
Reflecting the subjects of Varnedoe's own influential exhibitions and monographs, the essays present analysis of themes and works by 19th- and 20th-century artists that include Brancusi, Picasso, Gauguin, Paul Strand, and Robert Rauschenberg.
The first is a dark modern composition brooding on older texts, the second a playful liberating text that dramatizes Virgie's meditation on the near identity of opposites, Welty's re-writing the myth of Leda and the Swan in deep resonance with the representations made by the sculptors Maillol and Brancusi. These two texts open up perspectives that illuminate Welty's whole production.