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Centenary Auguste Rodin: Remembering the Artist 100 Years After his Death in the Midwest

In a career that spanned the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Auguste Rodin (French, 1840–1917) was deeply inspired by tradition yet rebelled against its idealized forms, introducing innovative practices that paved the way for modern sculpture. He believed that art should be true to nature, a philosophy that shaped his attitudes to models and materials. Many know Rodin for the controversies surrounding certain of his works, such as the scandals around The Age of Bronze or the Monument to Honoré de Balzac, and for his unfinished projects, most famously The Gates of Hell. But few who recognize Rodin's sculptures have failed to be moved by them. 

To celebrate his life and legacy, cities around the world are exhibiting Rodin's sculptures! Check out the Midwest exhibitions below.


Rodin—100 Years 

September 1, 2017 to May 13, 2018

The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA

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The Hysterical Material

September 14 to December 17, 2017

Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

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Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition

September 15, 2017 - January 7, 2018

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI

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Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller

November, 3 2017 to March 4, 2018

The Art Institute of Chicago, Il, USA

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