22 October 2016

Rodin’s Relationship To Dance Explored In New Unashamedly Academic Courtauld Exhibition

The Courtauld Gallery’s small, intimate, two room exhibition is devoted to a little-known body of work made by Rodin in the last two decades of his life. Rodin & Dance: The Essence of Movement 20 October 2016 – 22 January 2017 / The Courtauld Gallery

9 September 2016

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Rodin & Dance: The Essence of Movement

The Courtauld Gallery presents Rodin & Dance: The Essence of Movement, the first major exhibition in the UK to explore Auguste Rodin’s fascination with dance and bodies captured in extreme acrobatic poses. This exhibition focuses on the remarkable series of small-scale experimental sculptures known as the Mouvements de danse (Dance Movements), which were unknown outside […]

10 May 2016

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Auguste Rodin Marble Sells For £14m In Otherwise Disappointing Sotheby’s Sale

A marble statue by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin has sold at Sotheby’s, New York for a record $20.4m (£14m). The Impressionist and Modern art sale had mixed results with only a 60% sell through rate, seeing winners like Claude Monet’s wife ‘Camille’ sold for $49.4m (£34m) and dismal results for Picasso where out of eight lots on […]

1 February 2016

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Stolen Camille Claudel Bronze Bust of Lover Auguste Rodin Recovered

A rare bronze bust of Auguste Rodin by his lover the sculptor Camille Claudel has been recovered in a brocante shop near the city of Lyon in France. It was reported stolen 23 years ago from the Gueret museum, in Clermont Ferrand, central France. Camille Claudel (1864-1943) had a turbulent relationship with François Auguste René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 […]

10 December 2012

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Henry Moore And Auguste Rodin Go Head To Head In New Exhibition

The Henry Moore Foundation is presenting a major new exhibition titled  Moore Rodin, which compares the work of Moore with one of the pioneers of modern sculpture Auguste Rodin. This will be the first time that another artist has been shown alongside Henry Moore in the Gallery and 70 acres of gardens at Perry Green […]

12 November 2012

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Auguste Rodin 172 Birthday Becomes Latest Google Doodle

Auguste Rodin often considered the father of modern sculpture has been internationally recognised as one of the worlds greatest sculptors.His best-known masterpieces include The Kiss, The Thinker and the Gates of Hell. Born in November 12, (1840 – 1917) in Paris into a working-class family, his illustrious career spanned the late nineteenth and early twentieth […]

14 May 2011

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Auguste Rodin, The Kiss Exhibited At Turner Contemporary

Rodin’s The Kiss comes to Margate From 4 October 2011 – 2 September 2012 Auguste Rodin’s The Kiss, 1901-04 a life-size marble sculpture will be installed in the new Sunley Gallery. The sculpture is on loan from the Tate collection and one of the most iconic images of charged sexuality. The Kiss was voted the […]