The most celebrated work of modernism that almost nobody has seen
Martin Gayford | The Spectator | 24th June 2017
Romania’s communist regime apparently thought Brancusi’s art to be degenerate. So they tried to pull down the tall column which is the centerpiece of his monument to Romanian war heroes. The attempt was unsuccessful though it left the sculpture bent. Now restored, it is regarded as one of the great pieces of twentieth century sculpture. The somewhat fraught story of its conservation is here.