Auguste Rodin – Challenging Beauty | V&A

Auguste Rodin – Challenging Beauty

The V&A holds 23 sculptures by French sculptor Auguste Rodin. Between the 1870s and the 1890s he came to challenge traditional notions of beauty and appropriateness – and paved the way for modern sculpture. This film, presented by V&A curator Alicia Robinson, shows in detail 6 works by Rodin – exploring his earlier work inspired […]
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Auguste Rodin Museum in Paris – FRANCE 24 English

His figures capture the most universal of human emotions – passion, contemplation, despair. Auguste Rodin is known as the father of modern sculpture, an artist who managed to convey the drama of life in stone and in bronze. His talent and monumental works have been celebrated for a century now at the Rodin Museum in […]
Auguste Rodin Modeler and Sculptor Full Documentary EP2

Auguste Rodin: Modeler and Sculptor | Documentary EP2

When talk about Auguste Rodin, we can’t avoid talking about the controversies around certain pieces of his works. The great French sculptor was inspired by tradition yet innovated in his own way out of the idealized forms. During the middle of the 1890s, Rodin gradually moved from classicism to a modern style. Check out the […]