“Modern” Form: Repetition and Fragmentation Andy Warhol , 32 Soup Cans , 1961-62 Donald Judd , Untitled , 1970.
Edgar Degas (French Realist/Impressionist Painter and Sculptor, 1834-1917)Frieze of Dancers, 1895, oil on canvas, 27 3/4 x 79”Multiple views of a single figure, an approach that violated the traditional notion that a painting must represent a unity of time, place, and viewpoint
(left) Auguste Rodin (French Sculptor, 1840-1917) in studio with collection of antique sculptures: fragments with Balzac study (right) and his own “fragments”
Durer, Melancholia, etching, 1515
Brancusi was an admirer of 17th c.
Tibetan monk and poet, Milarepa
of the Himalayas
Constantin Brancusi, The Kiss, 1907 version (left) and the Memorial park at Tîrgu Jiu, Romania showing the TheGate of the Kiss, 1937 and part of contemplation group
The Kiss, which symbolizes the marriage of the
material and the spiritual, life and death, and
in general the dialectical unification of the
dualities of human experience
Brancusi, Bird in Space, 1925, marble, stone, and wood Brancusi’s Paris studio 1927 – photographs by artist“All my life I have sought the essence of flight. Don’t look for mysteries. I give you pure joy. Look at the sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them”