Constantin Brancusi. View of the Artist's Studio. 1918

Constantin Brancusi View of the Artist's Studio 1918

  • The Museum of Modern Art, Floor 2, Exhibition Galleries

Brancusi made fewer than two hundred drawings, some of which depict his studio, a subject that also appeared frequently in his photographs. In both his photographs and drawings, Brancusi shows his works stacked and layered in space, as he would have seen them, attesting to his interest in the sculptures as individual, self-contained forms and as objects with variable relationships to one another. Here you can see the columnar form of The Kiss in the background and Mlle Pogany in the foreground, painted a vibrant yellow to indicate the polished bronze.

Gallery label from Constantin Brancusi Sculpture, 2018
Medium
Gouache and pencil on board
Dimensions
13 x 16 1/4" (32.8 x 41.1 cm)
Credit
The Joan and Lester Avnet Collection
Object number
19.1978
Copyright
© Succession Brancusi - All rights reserved (ARS) 2018
Department
Drawings and Prints

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