Constantin Brancusi art links
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[Romanian Abstract Sculptor, 1876-1957]
Constantin Brancusi Works Online
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Original works by Constantin Brancusi available for purchase at art galleries worldwideMuseums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
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Constantin Brancusi at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Sleeping Child, ca.1906-08
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 12 works online
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
6 works online
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Article on the conservation difficulties presented by Brancusi's The Infinite Column
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Bird in Space, 1923
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
2 works by Brancusi
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
Nancy Cunard (Sophisticated Young Lady), 1925-27 (Zoom)
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
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
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "B"
Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (in German)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
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
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
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(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Miscellaneous Sites:
World 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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The Fine Arts Conservancy, FloridaArticles and Reference Sites:
Interesting before-and-after examples of artwork restorations
Blond Negress, bronze
Answers.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).
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Constantin Brancusi
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Article: "Brancusi's women"
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A Restoration Without End? Brancusi's Column in Târgu-Jiu, Romania
Brain-Juice - 20th Century Biographies
Deutsche Bank Artmag
Brancusi in New York
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
"Funk and Chic", 1995 article by Robert Hughes
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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Constantin Brancusi, 1876-1957