Brâncuși in 1922. Photo: Edward Steichen.
February 19, 1876|
March 16, 1957 (aged 81)|
Constantin Brâncuşi was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France. His most well-known works include the Sleeping Muse (1908), The Kiss (1908), Prometheus (1911), Mademoiselle Pogany (1913), The Newborn (1915), Bird in Space (1919) and The Column of the Infinite (Coloana infinitului), also known as The Endless Column (1938). He left behind around 215 sculptures and 1200 photographs.