Professor Patrick McGuinness on Brancusi's Column for Infinity
Radio 3’s Sunday feature for Remembrance Day was a programme by Professor Patrick McGuinness on Romanian artist Constantin Brancusi’s First World War memorial Column for Infinity in Targa Jiu. It involved conversations with artists, poets and historians to piece together the story and meaning(s) of this unusual piece of public art. Patrick McGuinness lived in Bucharest in the 1980s. His novel The Last Hundred Days is set at the end of the Ceausescu era.
Listen here (available until Tuesday 12th December): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09dxbfl