Rodin 177 Years

François Auguste René Rodin was born on November 12, 1840 tarihinde doğdu.

François-Auguste-René Rodin was a successful child. The news which came from the school of Design and Mathematics, La Petite École, where children with special abilities were accepted, changed his life. He was accepted by the school and discovered sculpture. Everything started with painting, his skill on pattern developed as time passed by.

In 1871 they opened their first exhibition with Rose Beuret in Belgium. After a few months, he began to work on a bronze sculpture called The Age of Bronze. It was a life-size human body. By 1882, after making the sculptures Adam, Eve and The Thinker, everyone had accepted him as a great sculptor. The art circles were talking about Auguste Rodin.

He made The Kiss in 1884. The great French painter Claude Monet, asked him to open a joint exhibition. In 1889 he opened an exhibition together with Claude Monet, one of the pioneers of Impressionism.

The large-scale plaster version of the famous The Thinker sculpture, which thousands of tourists visit every year, was first exhibited in 1904 at the International Society in London and the bronze version at Salon de Paris. The Thinker was placed in front of the Panthéon in 1906. Today The Thinker is still in front of the Panthéon which was placed in 1906.

The ‘RODIN His Lover & His Friends’ exhibition will be open until 17 November 2017, in the ARUCAD education center.

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