Musée Rodin

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  • Dante Alighieri's Inferno : The Gates Of Hell

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    envision the realm of suffering. One of these great sculptures is called the Gates of Hell, created by Auguste Rodin who was influenced by Dante Alighieri’s, Inferno. In the beginning of Canto 3 of the Inferno, Dante and Virgil are about to walk through the gates to the underworld. Although the entrance is referred to as an arch in the Inferno this gave Rodin a blank slate to work with. Auguste Rodin was older when he started this sculpture and passed away before he could finish. His Gates have about two

  • Modernism: The Key Features Of The Modernist Period

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    The Modernist period was brought upon by the industrialisation of the 19th century. This changed the way people saw the world and as a result many styles were created. There was an experimentation of new ideas, styles and materials. The Modernist era was from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. Drastic changes in the art world was brought upon by this era produced works that are unlike any other style that had been seen. It was a break from the past and experimented with new forms of

  • Examples Of Shopping Tourism In Midnight In Paris

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    the same charming places, this comment reinforce the view of the city as an empty experience there is no meaning in visiting it. Another interesting scene is when Gil, Inez, Paul and his woman are with the touristic guide in front of The Thinker by Rodin. The camera makes a movement showing the bronze from top to bottom and stops focusing the tourists talking with the guide. The camera movement is the tourist eye they looked fast and in an indifferently way to the cultural objects. After showing

  • Lovers stopped in time, unable to proceed to the lip locking trophy of affection. A simple four

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    proceed to the lip locking trophy of affection. A simple four letter word that has changed the world by its beauty and awe. What are these interesting pictures of words and love? The Kiss, a dramatic scene unfolding before everyone created by Auguste Rodin, and LOVE, the simplistic sucker punch created by Robert Indiana, are wonderful creations that have both an impact and a meaning. These two sculptures have graced the art world with all their beauty leaving some breathless. They mean so many different

  • Auguste Rodin The Thinker Summary

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    Auguste Robin is set to represent the Human man. It’s very positioning symbolizes the very embodiment of a simple thought. In his lifetime, Rodin made at least 10 castings of “The Thinker”. However, that number has grown to over 21. You can find them all over the world, from the Rodin Museum in Paris to the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, Calif., to the Rodin Museum at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Many of the bronze copies, as well as the original plasters for this piece, have been displayed

  • Manet Essay

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    Manet Much of the art of Manet reflects the developments going on in Paris in the 1860s and 1870s. The rebuilding of Paris was being supervised by Baron Haussman, as much of the old medieval centre of the city was being destroyed so that the new city could be rebuilt. In his book "The painting of modern life" TJ Clark argues that modern art of the 20th century evolves from the art produced by Manet during this period of great change in Paris. Manet's scenes of Parisian cafes, bars and streets

  • Gustave Caillebotte's Paris Street; Rainy Day Essay

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    Gustave Caillebotte's Paris Street; Rainy Day The first thing that strikes me is the size of the work. About seven feet tall and nine feet wide, this painting dominates its gallery and overwhelms the viewer. The couple in the foreground of the painting is nearly life size, and with the man poised to take another step it seems he might climb right over the frame and walk right into the gallery. The bold perspective thrusts the scene outward, and with details such as the sharply receding

  • Descriptive Essay About Art

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    The more I learn about art in art class the more I pay attention to everything I see. I try to understand the meaning of each art I see, and what the artist is trying to inform me or to the world. In the study of art you have to pay attention to every detail in an art work and what color or shapes he or she used. Of all the art works that I saw in the Museum of Fine Arts, there were three art works which I preferred out of hundreds of arts works in the museum. The very first art work that I saw

  • Biography of Pierre Auguste Renoir

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    Pierre Auguste Renoir is a French born artist who lived at his home town of Limoges, France. He died December 3, 1919. He was well known for his contributions to impressionist movement. All of his work contains some form warm colors which elicits a hearty and friendly atmosphere of its inhabitants. Aside from the calm nature and the tender layout of his works, his paintings almost always focused more women. “They provided him with his most potent source of inspiration are at the center of the idyllic

  • Women On The Terrace Of A Cafe Evening Summary

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    Degas is an artist best known for his enchanting and delicate paintings of ballerinas. Undoubtedly, these works have a high degree of charming appeal, and rightfully deserve the praise they are given. However, the power of Degas as an artist extends far beyond the whimsical, enchanting tulle skirts and delicate foot positions. The paintings of Degas can be viewed as a window into Parisian life during a time of great change and social disruption. Degas’s art brings into question: What does it mean

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