Auguste Rodin 1840-1917

French artist with an impressionistic approach, believing and working from a thesis that any human emotion can be expressed and understood in a simple posture of the human body.
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Rodin

Auguste Rodin Sculptor François-Auguste-René Rodin, known as Auguste Rodin, was a French sculptor. Although Rodin is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture, he did not set out to rebel against the past.

The Thinker (Le Penseur) by Auguste Rodin, Musse Rodin, Paris (1902)

Auguste Rodin - The Thinker (Le Penseur) at National Art Gallery Washington DC. It is an odd and uncomfortable pose that Rodin chose for his thinker.body twisted so his right elbow rests on his left thigh.

Auguste Rodin

François-Auguste-René Rodin November 1840 – 17 November this is one of the most influential artist that impacted my understanding of the figure in art when I was introduced to his brilliance in art school.

Danaë, Sculpture by Auguste Rodin

Above: La Danaide, 1885 - Auguste Rodin . Rainer Maria Rilke on Rodin: Of the Danaide, Rilke praises spatial presence: flinging herself from a kneeling position into her flowing hair… it is wonderful.

Auguste Rodin

François-Auguste-René Rodin November 1840 – 17 November known as Auguste Rodin ( /oʊˈɡuːst roʊˈdæn/ oh-goost roh-dan; French: [oɡyst ʁɔdɛ̃]), was a French sculptor. Rodin is generally considered the progenitor of modern sculpture

The Thinker is so famous - it appears everywhere, even in this cartoon.

Peter Duggan's Artoons: Rodin In his latest redrawing of art history, cartoonist Peter Duggan gives Auguste Rodin's The Thinker food for thought on a dinner date

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