Rodin Museum

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  • Auguste Rodin The Thinker Summary

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    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 in a central position

  • 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

  • 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

  • Auguste Rodin Essay

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    Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) was born on November 12th 1840 in Paris, France. Very few would dispute the statement that Rodin was the greatest genius in the world of sculpture in the late 19th century. There were very few artists who faced the criticism; slander and personal insults during their lifetimes as was given to Rodin likewise there are few artists who have known such personal glory during their carriers. Rodin's sculpture was so powerful and original that those in control of the art world

  • Art And Art : Auguste Rodin

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    Auguste Rodin was a French sculpture; however, he had also created art in the forms of: oil painting, watercolors, chalk, drawings, drypoints, and a lithograph. He was born on November 12, 1840 in Paris from his parents Marie Cheffer and Jean Baptiste Rodin. He married the love of his life, Rose Beuret, in 1917 and had a son, Auguste-Eugene Beuret. However, after Auguste and Rose got married, she had passed away three weeks later. As a young child, Auguste was brought up in a middle-class area called

  • Auguste Rodin Theme Of Life

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    Decaires Taylor; however, Auguste Rodin and Janet Laurence are two of the most interesting artists to explore in the way that they created life through sculpture. “Sculpture is... the most diverse and evolving artistic medium.” (Leaper, C. (2003)) Although both artists use sculptural methods, they interpret life very differently. Rodin explores it through emotions and inner turmoil while Laurence through the environment and our relationship with it. To put it simply: Rodin looks within himself to find

  • The Concepts Of Art : Marisol Escobar And Auguste Rodin

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    inside/out isn’t as easy as it sounds. There are a whole lot of meanings for the topic. For everyone inside/out is a different story, religion and life style. Two artists that have integrated the phenomenon of inside/out are, Marisol Escobar and Auguste Rodin. These two artist are extremely different in their way of living their lives, not only physically but also spiritually, as well obviously their own personal style of art. Maria Sol Escobar was born on May 22nd, 1930, to Venezuelan parents in Paris

  • 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

  • Compare and Contrast Essay

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    towards a person? Some say you'll know the meaning of love when you fall in love, yet some don't believe in love at all. The sculpture “LOVE” created by Robert Indiana and the sculpture “The Kiss” made by Auguste Rodin both share some of the same meanings behind the art work (Indianapolis Museum of Art) (Rodin's The Kiss Sculpture). A major similarity between the two is love; which attracts and speaks to people all around the world. Although they are spoken in different ways, they both have the idea of

  • Biography Of Auguste Rodin 's ' The Gates Of Hell '

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    Auguste Rodin has a number of awe-inspiring pieces, ranging in medium, size, and location. Outside the massive cluster in Paris, they pop up in the most unusual places, such as Philadelphia, Seoul, Tokyo, and Raleigh. What is even more interesting is that many of Rodin’s pieces were designed to be part of a single great piece, a massive pair of doors, intended for an art museum that grew into something much more. This piece is Rodin’s Gates of Hell. The gates are particularly significant to the world