A corrective to the sculptor’s self-aggrandizing, The Making of Rodin draws attention to the hidden figures who made his work possible.
Jasper Johns: Hiding in Plain Sight
Johns has repeatedly used one motif whose source has never been identified.
A Paris Court Sentences Two Art Dealers for Counterfeiting Rodin Sculptures
The ruling comes at the end of an 18-year legal battle between the Musée Rodin and the two dealers, who were accused of exhibiting and selling sculptures cast from 52 original Rodin molds as authentic works.
An Ambitious Survey of Modern Artist Couples
The Barbican Gallery’s Modern Couples exhibition questions the notion of “solo male genius,” exploring unconventional iterations of love and how romance pervades art.
Plumbing the Depths of Rodin’s Classical Influences
Rodin’s work is currently on display at the British Museum, with a number of photographs and sculptures included in the exhibition, the main draw being the Parthenon marbles.
Two Rodin Shows Cast the Sculptor’s Legacy in Very Different Lights
Two Rodin shows place the first modernist sculptor in historical context.
The Pursuit of Art, 2017
A year of truth-telling and electric painting.
The Iconoclastic Kinship of Kiefer and Rodin
In the new exhibition Kiefer Rodin, Anselm Kiefer draws a straight line between himself and the grand old man of French sculpture.
Rodin Bust of Napoleon Discovered in New Jersey
An archivist at the borough hall of Madison, New Jersey discovered, sitting innocuously in a corner, a genuine Rodin: a bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, carved of marble and weighing 700 pounds.
Diversity and Fraternity in 19th-Century French Prints
The Société des Aquafortistes encouraged not only the printmaking arts, but also a sense of camaraderie among its artists.
Sarah Lucas Squashes Rodin’s Idealism
At the Legion of Honor in San Francisco, an exhibition marking the centennial of Rodin’s death juxtaposes his work with Sarah Lucas’s materially soft but conceptually tough sculptures.
Sculptor Camille Claudel Finally Gets Her Own Museum
In the French town of Nogent-sur-Seine, the Musée Camille Claudel opened last month with 43 of the artist’s sculptures, the largest collection anywhere in the world.