L'œuvre La Colonne sans fin III - Centre Pompidou

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La Colonne sans fin III

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(c) Adagp (c) Cinétévé - Centre Pompidou, 2004

À propos de l'œuvre

Constantin Brancusi (1876 - 1957)

La Colonne sans fin III

avant 1928

Bois (peuplier)

301,5 x 30 x 30 cm

Composée de 5 éléments (4 rhomboïdes + 2 demi rhomboïdes), l'élément complet tronqué ayant été coupé par rapport à l'exposition de 1933

Legs Constantin Brancusi, 1957

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 4002-118

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Description for the presentation 2015-2016 in the National Museum of Modern Art

Constantin Brancusi made several versions of his Colonne sans fin [Endless Column], in different sizes and materials. The structure however remains the same, based on the repetition of rhomboidal forms rising one above the other, generating an upward dynamic to which rhythm, harmony and simplicity of form all contribute. The work seems to extend to infinity, the vehicle of a transcendence that links earth and sky, the terrestrial and the spiritual. The last version of the Colonne, installed at Târgu Jiu in 1938 in honour of the young Romanian dead of the First World War, is 30 metres high, ...

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