Constantin Brancusi and his work

Constantin Brancusi and his work

Constantin Brâncuși (February 19, 1876 – March 16, 1957) was a Romanian-born sculptor who made his career in France. Brâncuși grew up in the village of Hobiţa, Gorj, near Târgu Jiu, close to Romania’s Carpathian Mountains, an area known for its rich tradition of folk crafts, particularly woodcarving. Geometric patterns of the region are seen in his later works. Considered the pioneer of modernism, Brâncuși is called the patriarch of modern. In 2002, a sculpture by Brâncuși named “Danaide” was sold for $18.1...
Praid salt mine

Praid salt mine

Beginnings salt Praid mine history dates back to Roman times. The first written document about mining in the mine, after those mentioned by Dr. Robert Schmidt Elegius in “Study of the salt deposits in Transylvania” . The mine can be visited by the tourists or people with breathing problems may make treatment inside . The access in the salt mine is made by a bus...