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Rodin and Dance : The Essence of Movement A dense, focused exhibition Rodin makes us reimagine what we think a human body is Evening Standard An erudite new show it carries the looker effortlessly into the flow of its passions The TimesThere are fewsatisfying exhibition experience than this these vigorously modelled figures are tiny firecrackers, exploding with energy and life The TelegraphRodin Dance The Essence of Movement is the fi rst serious study of Rodin s late sculptural series known as the Dance Movements Exploring the artist s fascination with dance and bodies in extreme acrobatic poses, the exhibition and accompanying catalogue give an account of Rodin s passion for new forms of dance from south asian dances to the music hall and the avant garde which began appearing on the French stage aroundRodin made hundreds of drawings and watercolours of dancers From abouthe also gave sculptural expression to this fascination with dancers bodies and movements in creating the Dance Movements, a series of small clay fi gure studies each approxcm in height that stretch and twist in unsettling ways These leaping, turning fi gures in terracotta and plaster were not exhibited during Rodin s lifetime or known beyond his close circle, and were only cast in bronze posthumously Presented alongside the associated drawings and photographs of some of the dancers, they show a new side to Rodin s art, in which he pushed the boundaries of sculpture, expressing themes of fl ight and gravity This exhibition catalogue aims to become the authoritative reference for Rodin s Dance Movements, comprising essays from leading scholars in the fi eld of sculpture It will include an introductory essay on the history of the bronze casting of the Dance Movements and the critical fortune of the series, an essay on the dancers Rodin admired, and an extensive technical essay The Catalogue will comprise detailed entries on the works in the exhibition and new technical information on the drawings

  • (Anglais)
  • 192 pages
  • Rodin and Dance : The Essence of Movement
  • Alexandra Gerstein
  • Anglais
  • 06 October 2018
  • 1907372997

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