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Constantin Brancusi, 1876-1957

Author: Friedrich Teja Bach; Margit Rowell; Ann Temkin; Philadelphia Museum of Art.; Centre Georges Pompidou.
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In twentieth-century sculpture, one name towers above all others: Romanian-born Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957). This book accompanies a major retrospective exhibition of Brancusi's sculpture, drawings, and photographs, organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Profusely illustrated throughout, with photographs by the artist and images culled from a wide range of archival  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Named Person: Constantin Brancusi; Constantin Brancusi; Constantin Brancusi; Constantin Brancusi; Constantin Brancusi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Teja Bach; Margit Rowell; Ann Temkin; Philadelphia Museum of Art.; Centre Georges Pompidou.
ISBN: 0262023954 9780262023955 0876330979 9780876330975
OCLC Number: 32819082
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same neme held at the Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, April 14-August 21,1995 and Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 8-December 31, 1995.
Description: 406 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Preface / Anne d'Harnoncourt --
Essays. Brancusi: The Reality of Sculpture / Friedrich Teja Bach. Brancusi: Timelessness in a Modern Mode / Margit Rowell. Brancusi and His American Collectors / Ann Temkin --
Catalogue. Sculptures. Brancusi and Drawing / Margit Rowell. Drawings. Brancusi and Photography / Friedrich Teja Bach. Photographs --
Documentation. Chronology. Exhibitions.
Responsibility: Friedrich Teja Bach, Margit Rowell, Ann Temkin.

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In twentieth-century sculpture, one name towers above all others: Romanian-born Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957). This book accompanies a major retrospective exhibition of Brancusi's sculpture, drawings, and photographs, organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris. Profusely illustrated throughout, with photographs by the artist and images culled from a wide range of archival sources, it is the most definitive work yet published on this influential artist. The authors provide a detailed reassessment of Brancusi's work, incorporating and extending the profound revisions in scholarship that have been taking place since the last major retrospective in 1969-70.

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