Saturday, February 19

Brancusi Kiss Included in Today's Google Doodle (Sculptor Constantin Brancusi)

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Today's Google Doodle is based on the works of 1800s sculptor Constantin Brâncuşi. The works included in the doodle are Prometheus (1911), Leda, The New Born (1915), Sleeping Muse (1908), Mademoiselle Pogany (1913), Bird in Space (1919), and The Kiss (1908).

Brâncuşi was born in the Romanian village of Hobiţa, Gorj, near the Carpathian mountains. On this day 135 years ago. is interest in sculpting began with his carving of wooden tools as a child. 18-year old Brâncuşi then attended Craiova School of Arts and Crafts, and after, Bucharest School of Fine Arts.

(via Argophilia)

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