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BRANCUSI’S ENDLESS COLUMN ENSEMBLE

BRANCUSI’S ENDLESS COLUMN ENSEMBLE
Târgu-Jiu, Romania
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BACKGROUND

Erected in 1934, the Endless Column by famed Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957) has been hailed as one of the great works of twentieth-century outdoor sculpture. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

Listing Constantin Brancusi’s Endless Column ensemble on the 1996 World Monuments Watch focused national and international attention on this deteriorating structure and its run-down park surroundings. WMF was able to secure international funding to ensure the completion of the project. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

Brancusi’s Endless Column suffered an unfortunate fate during most of its relatively short life. In the early 1950’s, according to prevailing tastes of the time, it was deemed to be degenerate art and an attempt was made to destroy it. (...)

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IN THE MEDIA
Restoring Brancusi's Art
The New York Times, Monday, April 23, 2001
VIDEOS
World Monuments FundWorld Monuments Fund 2013 Haiku Contest Winners
July, 2013

For National Poetry Month, World Monuments Fund invited entries for our second annual haiku contest. At World Monuments Fund, several of the conservation projects we have undertaken directly support the conservation of poetry. The final judge for our contest was Alan Summers, recipient of the Japan Times Award and the Ritsumeikan University of Kyoto Peace Museum Award for haiku.

World Monuments FundWorld Monuments Fund 2011 Hadrian Award
November, 2011

Every year, World Monuments Fund presents the Hadrian Award to international leaders who have advanced the understanding, appreciation, and preservation of the world’s art and architecture. WMF honored Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder with the 2011 Hadrian Award. Ronald and Jo Carole Lauder actively support the arts and civic causes. Through philanthropy, they express an unwavering commitment to the fine arts, architecture, and preservation. Mr. Lauder championed WMF's Jewish Heritage Program during his tenure as a WMF Trustee. The Museum of Modern Art, the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies, and Neue Galerie benefit from the passionate support of the Lauder family.