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The Guardian 29 January 2014 16.17 GMT
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Paris-based Constantin Brâncuși (1876 – 1957) was a Romanian-born sculptor who as a child displayed an aptitude for woodcarving. After showing remarkable talent already at a young age, Brancusi moved to Paris in 1903, where he was welcomed by the community of artists and intellectuals brimming with new ideas.
Brancusi believed in revealing the essence of things rather than merely copying outward appearance. In 1913, Brancusi, exhibited alongside Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Fernand Léger at the Armory Show which kick started his career.
Artists Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Jeff Koons and Richard Serra were incredibly influenced by Brancusi’s oeuvre and impact on modern sculptural history.
This year we celebrate one hundred years after Constantin Brancusi’s debut at The Armory Show with Brancusi New York 1913-2013 displaying five bronze sculptures at the Paul Kasmin Gallery.
Plath dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in the kitchen, with her head in the oven, having sealed the rooms between herself and her sleeping children with wet towels and cloths. At approximately 4:30 am, Plath had placed her head in the oven, with the gas turned on. She was 30.
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