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Auguste Rodin    (French, 1840-1917)




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Biographie
1840 Born November 12th in Paris, France
1854 - 1857 Attended the school of decorative arts and studied under sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
1862 After the death of his older sister, Maria, he joined a Christian order for a few years and turned away from art
1866 Had a son with lifelong companion Rose Beuret but never married her or legally claimed paternity on the child
1875 First entry accepted into the Paris Salon, "The Man with the Broken Nose"
1877 Returned to Paris, with Rose, and settled on the West Bank
1880 Commissioned by French government to design doorway for the Museum of Decorative Arts
1893 "The Kiss" brought to the Columbian Exposition in Chicago and rejected for being too erotic for public display
1917 Died November 7th in Meudon, France

Expositions
2006 - 2007 Sept. 23 - Jan. 1, "Rodin", Royal Academy of Arts
2006 Jan. 28 - April 30, "Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession", Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
2005 - 2006 Sept. 27 - Jan. 29, "Masques et Tissus d'egypte", Musee Rodin, Paris
2005 - 2006 Nov. 17 - Feb. 26, "Rodin, Brancusi, Giacometti, Louis Borgeois, Vermeiren...", Musee Rodin, Paris
2005 - 2006 Oct. 22 - Jan. 15, "Die Obere Halfte - Die Buste Seit Auguste Rodin", Kunsthalle Emden, Ostfriesland, Germany
2005 - 2006 Sept. 25 - Jan. 29, "Lehmbruck, Rodin, Maillol", Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisbourg, Germany
2005 Sept. 3 - Nov. 20, " Aristide Maillol - Bildhauer, Maler, Zeichner, Graphiker", Kunsthaus Apolda, Germany
2005 Sept. 9 - Nov. 27, "Rodin Beuys", Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
2005 Sept. 4 - Nov. 20, "Rodin - Skulpturen, Awuarelle, Fotografien", Stadtmuseum, Jena, Germany
2005 May 26 - Sept. 11, "Camille Claudel & Rodin: Fateful Encounter", Musee National des Beaux-arts du Quebec
2005 May, "Mes Tresors Antiques", Musee Rodin, Paris
2005 June 6 - Sept. 10, "Hommes", Musee Rodin, Paris
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