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Rodin: Transforming Sculpture

Whether working in plaster, marble or bronze on an intimate or monumental scale, Auguste Rodin captured the emotional and psychological complexities of human beings in ways that few sculptors before or after him have achieved. He also profoundly changed the language of sculpture by playing with accident and emphasizing the act of creating rather than completing a work of art. Rodin favored fragmentation and recombination as the principal expression of the significance he attached to change and transformation as the keys to creativity. Featuring sculptures and drawings, this thematic exhibition highlights the drama and experimentation that have established Rodin as one of the greatest sculptors of all time.

Win 5 pairs of tickets for the exhibition “Rodin: Transforming Sculpture” at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts! Answer the question below and email your answer and contact information at info@france-amerique.com: Which country did Rodin visit in 1875?