Rodin: Body in Bronze

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze highlights the extraordinary tension in Rodin’s work between the figure itself and abstract form, allowing the fluid contours, animated surfaces, and emotional presence of these bronzes to emerge fully.
, 'Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental Nude,' 1886, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental Nude, 1886

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Eustache de Saint-Pierre, Final Head, with Rope Around the Neck,' 1886, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Eustache de Saint-Pierre, Final Head, with Rope Around the Neck, 1886

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Seated Bather with Feet Apart,' , Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Seated Bather with Feet Apart

Brooklyn Museum

, 'The Prodigal Son, Large Model,' 1880, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

The Prodigal Son, Large Model, 1880

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Despair,' , Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Despair

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Youth Triumphant,' 1896, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Youth Triumphant, 1896

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Large Left Hand,' ca. 1912, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Large Left Hand, ca. 1912

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Paolo and Francesca,' ca. 1886, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Paolo and Francesca, ca. 1886

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Balzac, Second Study for Nude F,' 1896, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Balzac, Second Study for Nude F, 1896

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Mignon,' 1870, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Mignon, 1870

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental,' 1887, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Pierre de Wiessant, Monumental, 1887

Brooklyn Museum

, 'The Age of Bronze, First Reduction,' 1876, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

The Age of Bronze, First Reduction, 1876

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Monument to the Burghers of Calais, First Maquette,' 1884, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Monument to the Burghers of Calais, First Maquette, 1884

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Damned Women,' ca. 1885, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Damned Women, ca. 1885

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Head of the Tragic Muse,' 1895, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Head of the Tragic Muse, 1895

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Monumental Bust of Victor Hugo,' 1902, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Monumental Bust of Victor Hugo, 1902

Brooklyn Museum

, 'Andrieu d'Andres, Monumental,' 1888, Brooklyn Museum

Auguste Rodin

Andrieu d'Andres, Monumental, 1888

Brooklyn Museum

, 'M. Auguste Rodin,' 1911, Brooklyn Museum

Edward Steichen

M. Auguste Rodin, 1911

Brooklyn Museum