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Cluade Monet, Young Girls in a Row Boat, 1887, oil on canvas, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Japan

Arts Everyday Living: Monet and Rodin Together Again in the 21st Century

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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Arts Everyday Living: Do You Understand Rodin?—The Enigma of Balzac

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 […]

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