CONTEMPLATING THE VOID

CONTEMPLATING THE VOID

GATES OF HELL   Auguste Rodin  The Thinker  The Thinker, a sculpture created by the French artist Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), is seen as one of the best known artworks he ever made. It presents a seated thinking man, his nudity refers to a heroic character as known in Michelangelo’s tradition. It represents both the intellect and poetry. Michelango always had a great influence

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LIFE AND DEATH OF A STATUE

LIFE AND DEATH OF A STATUE

CLEVELAND THINKER At approximately 1:00 am on March 24, 1970, a bomb irreparably damaged the Cleveland museum’s version of The Thinker.  The bomb itself had been placed on a pedestal that supported the enlargement and had the power of about three sticks of dynamite.

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welcome!

INTRODUCTION by Frederik De Wilde

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