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Constantin Brancusi

[Romanian Abstract Sculptor, 1876-1957]

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Original works by Constantin Brancusi available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
 
 
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteConstantin Brancusi at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Sleeping Child, ca.1906-08

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
6 works online

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Article on the conservation difficulties presented by Brancusi's The Infinite Column

Notable SiteConstantin Brancusi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Bird in Space, 1923

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
19 works online when last checked

Notable SiteConstantin Brancusi at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Woman's Head, ca.1910

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2 works by Brancusi

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Nancy Cunard (Sophisticated Young Lady), 1925-27 (Zoom)

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Bird in Space, 1932-40

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Maiastra, 1912
Bird in Space, 1932-40

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Maiastra, 1912

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
Yellow Bird

Centre Pompidou, Paris (in French)  
Information dossier on the artist

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
The Cock

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"

Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (in German)  
Dana´de, 1913

Constantin Brancusi in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro (in Portuguese)  
Mlle. Pogany, 1920

Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas

National Museum of Art of Romania
Nude, pen and ink, 1924

National Museum of Art of Romania
The Prayer

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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18 works by Constantin Brancusi online

Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Saint Louis, Missouri
Mini-site for a 2005 exhibition - Brancusi and Serra: In Dialogue

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "Modern" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteArtcyclopedia
Masterscan feature: Sleeping Muse

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Mondo Mostre, Milan (in Italian)  
Scroll down for a work from the 2005 exhibition Masterpieces from the Guggenheim

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
The Fine Arts Conservancy, Florida
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Blond Negress, bronze

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Constantin Brancusi  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Apollo Magazine
Article: "Brancusi's women"

ArtWatch International
(Free registration required)
A Restoration Without End? Brancusi's Column in Târgu-Jiu, Romania

Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Brancusi in New York

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Art Story

The Magazine Antiques
Image 3 in the slideshow is Madame L.R., 1914-17

The New York Observer
"The sculpture of Constantin Brancusi", article by Hilton Kramer

Time Magazine
"Funk and Chic", 1995 article by Robert Hughes


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