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The Art of Rodin: Illustrated

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The Art of Rodin: Illustrated by Louis Weinberg; includes sixty-five images of his works, first published in 1918. François-Auguste-René Rodin (1840–1917), known as Auguste Rodin, 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 art. Sculpturally, Rodin possessed a unique ability to model a complex, turbulent, deeply pocketed surface in clay. Many of his most notable sculptures were roundly criticized during his lifetime. They clashed with the predominant figure sculpture tradition, in which works were decorative, formulaic, or highly thematic. Rodin's most original work departed from traditional themes of mythology and allegory, modeled the human body with realism, and celebrated individual... More > character and physicality.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781300402121
Edition
2013
Published
March 23, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
2.24 MB

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