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Bird in Space

Constantin Brancusi was a famous 20th-century Romanian sculptor.  In the 1920’s and 1930’s he created numerous related marble or bronze abstract sculptures each called Bird in Space.  Such sculptures suggested that a bird was about to fly into the air.      


LINCCWeb Online Catalog – Search Term

  • Brancusi  (Keyword)

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves

  • N5300
  • N6490
  • N7233
  •  NB933

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  •  Chave, Anna. Constantin Brancusi: Shifting the Bases of Art. 1993.

                            Call Number: NB933 .B7 C48 1993

  • Gimenez, Carmen (Ed.). Constantin Brancusi: The Essence of Things. 2004.

                             Call Number: NB933 .B7 A4 2004

  • Hulten, Pontus. Brancusi. 1987.

                            Call Number: N7233 .B7 A4 1987

  • Hunter, Sam. Modern Art from Post Impressionism to the Present. 1976.

                            Call Number: N6447 .H86

  • Kleiner, Fred. Gardner’s Art Through the Ages (10th Ed.). 1996.

                            Call Number: N5300 .G25 1996

  • Sylvester, David. About Modern Art. 1997.

                              Call Number: N6490 .S895 1997

Reference Materials

  • Arnason, H. H. History of Modern Art (4th Ed.). 1998. 

                          Call Number: REF N6490 .A713 1998                              

o   Pgs. 165, 180

  • Frazier, Nancy. Penguin Concise Dictionary of Art History. 2000.

                           Call Number: REF N5300 .F64 2000 

o     Pg. 92

  • Marceau, Jo (Ed.). Art: A World History. 1998.

                              Call Number: REF N5300 .A69513 1998

o   Pg. 621

  • Marks, Claude. World Artists: 1950-1980. 1984.

                                  Call Number: REF N6489 .M37 1984

o   Pgs. 106-109

Research Databases

To access Valencia’s research databases, open your Atlas account, select ‘Search the Library’, then select ‘Databases A-Z’.

  • Academic Search Complete
  • Art Full Text
  • Grove Art Online – Oxford Art Online

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check the LINCCWeb, VCC East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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Valencia College East Campus Library

Last Revised on September 17, 2008

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