Lavishly presented in a beautiful documentary and vivid photographs of magnificent bronzes, this introduction to the Auguste Rodin collection at the North ...
Lavishly presented in a beautiful documentary and vivid photographs of magnificent bronzes, this introduction to the Auguste Rodin collection at the North Carolina Museum of Art presents many of the artist's most celebrated sculptures, including The Thinker, The Kiss, and The Three Shades. NCMA Curator of European Art David Steel guides you on an exploration of masterpieces by one of the most acclaimed sculptors of the human form, Auguste Rodin, the artist who brought figurative sculpture to the modern era. Steel and museum director Lawrence Wheeler offer a behind-the-scenes look at the remarkable gift to the NCMA from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation of 29 works by Rodin. The app highlights 10 of the most important sculptures in the Cantor Foundation gift. Rodin at the North Carolina Museum of Art features: - 30-minute documentary by Emmy Award-winning videographer Art Howard that tells the story of the museum's new Rodin collection and its arrival, conservation, and installation. Includes interview with benefactor Iris Cantor. - Lush, pinch-zoomable images of each highlighted bronze sculpture. - Comparative illustrations setting the works of art in context. - Short overviews of highlights of the Rodin collection. - Excerpts from the Rodin collection catalogue. - Introduction to Rodin's The Gates of Hell and The Burghers of Calais. - Background on the Cantor Foundation gift to the NCMA and financier B. Gerald Cantor's "magnificent obsession" with collecting the work of Rodin. - Intimate views of the Rodin Court and Garden in the new West Building at the NCMA. - Selected bibliography on Auguste Rodin. About the NCMA: The first art museum in America to be established with state legislation and funding, the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh exhibits a growing collection that includes major holdings in European painting from the Renaissance to the 19th century, Egyptian funerary art, sculpture and vase painting from ancient Greece and Rome, American art of the 18th through 20th centuries, African art, Jewish ceremonial art, international contemporary art, and site-specific sculpture in its 164-acre art park, one of the largest in the country. Admission is free.
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