The Endless Column

 

The Endless ColumnThis is his masterpiece, considered to be the synthesis of all his search in his lifetime and the essence of Brancusi's works,this is on of the most celebrated sculptures of the XX century.
The sculpture is in a perfect balance, the 16 elements of the column were made in September 1937 in Petrosani's manufacturing plants, and weighs 14,226 kg.
It is a stylization specific to the funeral columns in southern Romania.
Its original name was The Endless Gratitude Column endless and it was dedicated to all the romanian soldiers that died in World War I in 1916 on the banks of the river Jiu.