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Areas Romania (1432) Gorj County (7) Targu Jiu (2)
The Endless Column
Table of Silence

The Endless Column

  • One of the most celebrated sculptures of the last century, austere and perfectly balanced, The Endless Column is the main work of Brancusi.

    The sculpture is a stylization of specific funeral columns from the southern Romania. The original title was "The Column of endless gratitude" and was dedicated to Romanian soldiers who died in World War I in 1916 in the battles on the banks of the Jiu river.

Table of Silence

  • Table of Silence, alongside Kiss Gate and The Endless Column is one of the three parts of monumental sculpture of Targu Jiu monument ensemble of Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi.

    Table of Silence, worked in limestone, is the table before the confrontation in battle between the combatants to participate. Time is now being represented by a circular arrangement of 12 seats, hourglass, that measures it. Everything is silent.