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No, he’s not italian, even if I think he would have loved to be.
Either french. Even if his famous atelier is in Paris and can be visited at Centre George Pompidou.
An his name is not pronounced “Broooooncouuuziii”, but Brankushi, with a short “i”.
Constantin Brancusi or the father of modern sculpture, was born in Romania, in a small town called Targu Jiu.
Brancusi always fascinate artists and designers, that’s why for his birthday we’ll celebrate it with a little bit of the fashion inspiration.
Happy birthday!

Photo credits:
Anne Hathaway by Alexi Lubomirski/Harpers Bazaar US
Silvana Mangano with Constantin Brâncuşi sculptures at MoMA New York, 1956
Valentino Haute Couture – clutch inspired by Brancusi’s Sleeping Muse
Rick Owens Brancusi Bracelet S/S 2011: Jewelry Leather, Owens Menswear
Charlotte Chesnais’s jewelry

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Constantin Brancusi in his atelier

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Silvana Mangano with Constantin Brâncuşi sculptures at MoMA New York, 1956

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Anne Hathaway by Alexi Lubomirski for Harpers Bazaar US, 2014

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Valentino Haute Couture – clutch inspired by Brancusi’s Sleeping Muse

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Rick Owens Brancusi Bracelet S/S 2011: Jewelry Leather, Owens Menswear

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Charlotte Chesnais jewel