Exhibition of Works by Jean Arp and Constantin Brancusi at Mitchell-Innes & Nash


NEW YORK, NY.- Mitchell-Innes & Nash is presenting Arp/Brancusi, an exhibition of sculpture and painted relief works on view at 1018 Madison Avenue, New York, March 29 – May 6, 2011. The exhibition includes a focused selection of works by Arp along with two small sculptures by Brancusi, offering a rare opportunity to view these two 20th Century masters side by side. Sculptures in wood, bronze and marble spanning a 50-year period are exhibited. The Arp Stiftung, Germany, and museums including the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, along with several private collectors, have lent their work. The exhibition is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue with a scholarly essay by Dr. John Tancock. Because of their use of abstracted, somewhat amorphous forms relating to the natural world, Arp and Brancusi are often linked. Only a decade apart in age, but a generation a