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Brancusi, Constantin
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(Feb 19, 1876, Hobita, Romania – Mar 16, 1957, Paris), modernist sculptor. Brancusi spent his childhood in Romania. He studied at the Bucharest School of Fine Arts and in 1905 entered the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts. In 1906 he exhibited his works in the Salon des Beaux-Arts, and he apprenticed at A. Rodin 's studio in 1907. His works were exhibited in major international group and solo exhibitions. In 1952 Brancusi obtained French citizenship. He became famous for his classicizing abstraction and created a unique style, fusing …

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Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane, “Brancusi, Constantin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02322>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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