1907 – 1960
Age of Global Conflict

Brancusi's Bird in Space


Constantin Brancusi, Bird in Space, bronze, limestone, wood, 1928 (MoMA)

Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker, Dr. Beth Harris

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N. Grove wrote on Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Please correct the information about the sculpture vs. US Customs. The conflict occurred in 1927 (before this version was made) when Edward Steichen tried to bring his Brancusi to New York - see p. 230 of Art Since 1900, vol. 1 for more details

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