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Auguste Rodin, ‘Dance Movement a’, ca. 1910, Museo Soumaya
Auguste Rodin, ‘Dance Movement a’, ca. 1910, Museo Soumaya
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Auguste Rodin

Dance Movement a, ca. 1910

Bronze
28 × 11 × 10 4/5 in
71 × 28 × 27.5 cm
Location
Mexico City
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Auguste Rodin
French, 1840–1917
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Known as one of the most gifted figurative sculptors in history, Auguste Rodin made such iconic works of art as The Kiss (1880-1881), The Thinker (1881-1882), and The Burghers of Calais (1884-1895). Using clay, plaster molds, and a meticulous process that included live models, Rodin created sculptures that were innovative in their attention to detail and unprecedented realism. Inspired by the female form and literature from Dante to Baudelaire, Rodin was particularly adept at conveying tension and emotion through subjects’ bodies and made a large collection of sculptures of men and women in amorous, sensual poses.

Auguste Rodin, ‘Dance Movement a’, ca. 1910, Museo Soumaya
Auguste Rodin, ‘Dance Movement a’, ca. 1910, Museo Soumaya
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About the work
Auguste Rodin
French, 1840–1917
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Known as one of the most gifted figurative sculptors in history, Auguste Rodin made such iconic works of art as The Kiss (1880-1881), The Thinker (1881-1882), and The Burghers of Calais (1884-1895). Using clay, plaster molds, and a meticulous process that included live models, Rodin created sculptures that were innovative in their attention to detail and unprecedented realism. Inspired by the female form and literature from Dante to Baudelaire, Rodin was particularly adept at conveying tension and emotion through subjects’ bodies and made a large collection of sculptures of men and women in amorous, sensual poses.

Auguste Rodin

Dance Movement a, ca. 1910

Bronze
28 × 11 × 10 4/5 in
71 × 28 × 27.5 cm
Location
Mexico City
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