1876 b. Feb 19th in Hobita, Romania. Romanian - Sculptor draughtsman, painter and photographer. 1903 Traveled to Munich then Paris. 1905 - 1907 Trained in sculpture and modeling at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, in the studio of Antonin Mercie ->. 1907 Worked with Auguste Rodin for a month. 1908 The Kiss.
1909 Became friends with Amedeo Modigliani who never finished his portrait. 1913 Met Giorgio de Chirico. Five of his sculptures appeared in the Armory Show in New York. 1920 Shown in New York by the ''Societe Anonyme of Man Ray, Katherine Dreier and Marcel Duchamp. 1921 Meets Edouard Mesens. Influences Henry Moore. Friends with Erik Satie, Tristan Tzara. His Patron was John Quinn. 1922 At opening of Le Boeuf sur le Toit with Marie Laurencin, Nina Hamnet, Marie Beerbohm, Pablo Picasso, Madame Picasso, Jean Cocteau, Moyses, and Raymond Radiguet. 1924 Written about in Transatlantic Review. 1925 - 1927 Portrait -> of Nancy Cunard. 1925 - 1926 Meets Victor Brauner. 1928 Bird in Space
1928 - 1930 Studio visited by Eileen Agar. 1929 Best man at wedding of Julien Levy to Joella; daughter of poet Mina Loy. Photographed with Mary Reynolds and Marcel Duchamp at Villefranche. 1930 Jacques Herold works as his assistant. 1936 Exhibited at the London International Surrealist Exhibition. 1938 - 1940 Exhibited at Peggy Guggenheim's London art gallery Guggenheim Jeune; around this time having an affair with her. 1940 - 1947 work reproduced in View magazine. 1957 d. March 16th. Paris. See wiki ->. See web -> and also ->. See MOMA ->. See Timeline