Sixteen examples of the Bird in Space (L’Oiseau dans l’espace, 1923–40) sequence, dating from 1923 to 1940, have been identified.
Constantin Brâncuşi a pioneer of modernism.
The idea of a bird flying in zero-G is a leap of imagination, and makes a great title for such an enigmatic shape.
Constantin Brâncuşi looked to express the form of the movement of a bird.
What was he telling us with his seven sculptures in the series made of marble, while the other nine were cast in bronze.