The Union of Notaries Public of Romania announced on Tuesday its contribution of 100,000 lei to the crowd-funding organized by the Government to purchase Constantin Brancusi’s sculpture – “Wisdom of the Earth.”
According to a press release issued on Tuesday, the notaries public in Romania are joining the Ministry of Culture’s efforts to re-bring Brancusi’s sculpture into the national heritage, one of the most important national projects.
The national crowd-funding campaign “Brancusi is mine” is aimed at raising 6 million euro in public donations until the end of September. Added to this amount there is 5 million euro allocated by the Government for Brancusi’s artwork to enter into state ownership after it is bought from its current owners.
So far, the crowd-funding has amounted to 361,098 euros.