Rodin and his contemporaries.



Publisher: Peter Stuyvesant Foundation in [S.l.]

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  • Rodin, Auguste, -- 1840-1917.

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Exhibition catalogue.

ContributionsPeter Stuyvesant Foundation.
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Open LibraryOL14532806M

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Auguste Rodin () created his sculptural masterpieces in this era and, as a complement to the exhibition of his sculpture, 15 works by his contemporaries will be exhibited on the Balcony Gallery. These include Théodule Ribot’s dramatically dark and realist painting, Portrait of an Old Woman, dating to about Author: Ginger Jenne.

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Rodin and His Contemporaries: The Iris & B. Gerald Cantor CollectionAuthor: Marie Busco, Iris Cantor, Gerald Cantor. As a Rodin researcher, I find Catharine Lampert's book extremely useful as a reference.

It is very insightful in providing three-dimensional characterization, particularly to Camille Claudel who played such an important part in influencing Rodin's style in the 's, serving both as a detailer (hands and feet) of his own works, a model and his lover while continuing to become a better and /5(9).

Puvis expressed criticism to Rodin of what he saw as the anachronistic contrast between the very modern depiction of his beard (note the clumpy, nearly impressionistic take on the squared beard that was in fashion for late 19th-century distinguished men, and his big, floppy mustache) and the nude state of his chest, which was often associated.

François Auguste René Rodin (12 November – 17 November ) was a French sculptor. Although Rodin is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, he did not set out to rebel against the past. He was schooled traditionally, took a craftsman-like approach to his work, and desired academic recognition, although he was never accepted into Paris's foremost school of : Légion d'Honneur.

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 NovemParis, France—died NovemMeudon), 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).

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 relationships; and Auguste Rodin.

In his surprise, the book slips from his hand, one page bent by the weight of her body against his. He leans slightly backwards and his eyes flutter closed as their lips lock together.

Only a few years later, Camille Claudel, Rodin's pupil and mistress, was to be inspired to complete La valse (see lotChristie's New York, 9 May ) of. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Presented by Rodin to his pupil Malvina Hoffman and given by her to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Malvina C.

Hoffman, (). Heilbrunn: Edward J. Steichen (American [born Luxembourg], –). Auguste Rodin (detail), Direct carbon print, 10 9/16 x 8 in. ( x cm). Rodin - Rodin audiobook, by Frederic V. Grunfeld Auguste Rodin was not only the 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.

He was an artist who outraged contemporaries with his disturbingly unfinished monuments, a. This frailty of the artistic mind is shown impressively in the observations of Auguste Rodin, the great French sculptor, set forth in this semi-biographical book which appeared in Paris inunder the comprehensive title "Art," it contains Rodin's views on sculpture and painting, particularly the former, set forth by Paul Gsell.

Auguste Rodin (), whose status as the greatest sculptor of the late nineteenth century is undisputed, belongs among the few artists whose frame is based equally upon public and critical acclaim.

Rodin's espousal of the erotic, his depiction of it in a bewildering variety of manifestations, is the leitmotiv that unites his vast ouevre of sculptures and drawings.