29 Oct 2004-27 Feb 2005. The Rodin and the Sculpture Revolution exhibition traces the artistic development of Auguste Rodin, The exhibition looks at his early career as an ornamental mason and follows his progress as he lays the basis of modern sculpture combining both realism and classicism.

The exhibition assembles an impressive collection of Rodins sculptures which are complemented by a selection of sculptures by his contemporaries, the aim of which is to see how this revolutionary group influenced 20th century art. More than 30 museums along with both public and private collections have contributed more than 105 works for the occasion.

The exhibition is divided into five sections: Introduction: Difficult beginnings; The first commissions: The Gates of Hell; In the studio: assistants and carvers; Public monuments; and Our master, Rodin. The other artists who are on show are: Casanovas, Julio Gonzlez, Chillida, Picasso, Gargallo, Josep Clar, Mateo Inurria and Daniel Gonzlez.

General Info

Address CaixaForum, Barcelona.

View on Map

Rodin and the Sculpture Revolution .

CaixaForum, Barcelona.

Wanted in Rome
Wanted in Rome
Wanted in Rome is a monthly magazine in English for expatriates in Rome established in 1985. The magazine covers Rome news stories that may be of interest to English and Italian speaking residents, and tourists as well. The publication also offers classifieds, photos, information on events, museums, churches, galleries, exhibits, fashion, food, and local travel.
Previous article Associazione Internazionale Amici della Musica Sacra.
Next article Opera at the Teatro Real.