Pure and Not So Simple

Constantin Brancusi 1876––1957

an exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, October 8––December 31, 1995, Catalog by Friedrich Teja Bach and Margit Rowell and Ann Temkin
There are several reasons why the artist’s studio has become a favored place for showing art. The cult of genius makes a mecca of the workshop, whether the prophet is alive or dead. The one-man exhibition has become the main vehicle for showing an artist’s work, and the studio can …