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Published by Peter Stuyvesant Foundation in New York, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rodin, Auguste, -- 1840-1917.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Stuyvesant Foundation.
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. :
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19854233M

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Auguste Rodin () was not only the world's greatest sculptor, known for such works as The Thinker, The Kiss, The Hand of God, and dozens of others, but also one of the most remarkable personalities of modern times: an artist who outraged contemporaries with his disturbingly unfinished monuments; a sensualist who shocked France with his scandalous .   A view of the Rodin exhibition at the Met Museum (image via @metmuseum). Between the two Pierre de Wiessants, Small creates a historical context for Rodin not through his contemporaries, but. Auguste Rodin () was not only the world's greatest sculptor, known for such works as The Thinker, The Kiss, The Hand of God, and dozens of others, but also one of the most remarkable personalities of modern times: an artist who outraged contemporaries with his disturbingly unfinished monuments; a sensualist who shocked France with his scandalous /5(8). Auguste Rodin, in full François-Auguste-René Rodin, (born Novem , Paris, France—died Novem , Meudon), French sculptor of sumptuous bronze and marble figures, considered by some critics to be the greatest portraitist in the history of The Gates of Hell, commissioned in for the future Museum of the Decorative Arts in Paris, remained unfinished at his.

In this exquisitely illustrated volume, leading Rodin scholars share new insights on Rodin's work. Stunning new photographs of sculptures include The Thinker and The Walking Man as well as lesser-known (but no less dramatic) works; the book also includes intriguing photographs by Rodin and his contemporaries.   Rodin Edited by Catherine Lampert. Lavishly illustrated with new photography of famous works as well as many unusual and dramatic works never shown outside France, this book also features photographs by Rodin and his contemporaries. Auguste Rodin's style continued to develop throughout his long and distinguished career. The lack of any formal training, unlike many of his contemporaries, would ultimately be the making of one of the most innovative sculptors the world has ever known.   Ive always liked the sculptures of M. Auguste Rodin, even had the privilege of seeing The Thinker in France. Theres a certain vitality to his works, a literal weight to the wrought emotions. The Taschen summary of his life an work was quite enjoyable, and pretty much entirely devoid of the kind of art history or theory I am too uncouth to 4/5(5).