The selected works are iconic sculptures in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art. They are three–dimensional objects, incorporating volume and mass into their structures. Two of the artists, Umberto Boccioni and Pablo Picasso, created important three-dimensional works in addition to making paintings and drawings, while Constantin Brancusi, Alberto Giacometti, and Claes Oldenburg, were known primarily as sculptors. When discussing these works, take into account the materials used and their relationship to the subject matter.
Umberto Boccioni. Unique Forms of Continuity in Space. 1913
Pablo Picasso. Guitar. 1914
Constantin Brancusi. Fish. 1930
Alberto Giacometti. Man Pointing. 1947
Claes Oldenburg. Floor Cone. 1962
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