Reinstallation of the Cantor's Rodin Galleries

When
Sun Nov 19 (full schedule below)
Where
Cantor Arts Center
Time
11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues
Tags
Museums, Fine Arts Museums

Description

This fall the Cantor Arts Center will present a reinstallation of its exceptional collection of sculpture by Auguste Rodin (France, 1840-1917) to mark the centenary of this unparalleled artist's death. Drawing from the Cantor's internationally recognized holdings of more than 200 works executed in bronze, plaster, terra-cotta, wax, and stone, this project re-envisions all three of the museum's Rodin galleries. The Susan and John Diekman Rotunda, which features Rodin's most famous sculpture, "The Thinker," will become a more open, informative, and welcoming space for museum visitors. The Eugenie B. Taylor Gallery will introduce Rodin's life and artistic vision through a selection of portrait busts and early achievements, such as "The Age of Bronze," which boldly declared Rodin's approach to expressive naturalism when it debuted in Paris in 1877. Finally, the Rodin Gallery will be devoted to exploring his greatest monument projects, including "The Gates of Hell" and "The Burghers of Calais," while also considering the artist's working processes and use of the fragmented body to convey emotional states.

More Info

Link
http://events.stanford.edu/events/699/69961/
Call
650-723-4177
Email
Contact Form (account required)

Schedule

Cantor Arts Center
328 Lomita Dr
Palo Alto, CA
Sun Nov 19 (11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues)
Mon Nov 20 (11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues)
Tue Nov 21 (11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues)
Wed Nov 22 (11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues)
Thu Nov 23 (11am-5pm, Thurs until 8pm, closed Tues)

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  1. Cantor Arts Center
    328 Lomita Dr, Palo Alto, CA