brancusi brancusi

Definition(s):

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

News

  • Eastern Blocks: Romanian Politics Go To Preschool

    A new toy designed by artist couple Monotremu puts Brancusi’s minimalist sculptures into play. It takes a certain kind of artist couple to see Romanian politics in a project inspired by their toddler son--and to see some futility, or at least room for improvement, in kids at play in a park. “Our first idea [for] the wooden toys came some time ago, watching a few kids playing alone in a park ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  1. "I was carving like Brancusi, my master," Andre says of Constantin Brancusi, a Romanian Modernist. "Frank said I could carve in his studio when he wasn't there. But he told me that if he found me painting in his studio, he would cut off my...
    on Nov 26, 2007 By: Carl Andre Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Late Romanian-born writer and religious historian Mircea Eliade described him as "the real successor to Brancusi," Romania's best-known artist, Weber said in a statement.
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Mircea Eliade Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Communication was through the eyes," Noguchi wrote, "through gesture and through materials and tools to be used. Brancusi would show me for instance precisely how a chisel should be held and how to true a plane of limestone. He would show me...
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Isamu Noguchi Source: New York Times

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