Click on the works of art to enlarge or enhance them. MONET & RODIN TOGETHER AGAIN IN THE 21ST CENTURY A MINI-EXHIBITION In the late nineteenth century, Claude Monet (1840-1926) and Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) were rising stars in the Parisian artistic firmament. Only days apart in age, they had become friends and colleagues, both leading innovators […]
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Please double–click on the images to enlarge or enhance them. Do You Understand Rodin?—The Enigma of Balzac Auguste Rodin’s Balzac in the Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden has always intrigued me. I’m still not quite certain how to react to this work of art which Rodin considered the result of my lifetime, the pivot of my aesthetic. When I was […]
Click on the photographs to enlarge or enhance them. Monday at the Art Museum Rodin’s Burghers of Calais: Hostages in Art Recently, the news has been dominated by reports of hostage kidnapping and beheadings in the Middle East. Yet, more than 660 years ago in 1347, six of the leading citizens of Calais were […]
Click on the photograph to enlarge or enhance it. TOMORROW THE VISION OF RODIN: INSIDE THE BURGHERS OF CALAIS The above image is used solely for educational purposes.