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Rodin: The Human Experience

Date/Time

Aug 07, 2017 to Jan 07, 2018
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Description

Rodin: The Human Experience presents a selection of 32 figures in bronze by Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), the French sculptor who left behind 19th century academic traditions to focus on conveying the passion and vitality of the human spirit. Considered in his lifetime to be the greatest sculptor since Michelangelo, Rodin exerted a tremendous influence on artists of subsequent generations, such as Matisse, Brancusi, and Maillol. Rodin was distinguished for his belief that part of a figure, such as a torso or a hand, could by itself convey meaning and be a complete work of art. His use of broken sculptural fragments in new works, called marcottage, can be seen as a precursor to today’s art of assemblage. Telfair Museums will present this exhibition in honor of the centennial of Rodin’s death. 

Cost

Museum members free, non-members general admission.

Location

View map Jepson Center
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA

Additional Information

Phone

912-790-8800

Contact email

info@telfair.org

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