Auguste Rodin  (French, 1840-1917) 

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Auguste Rodin Biography
1840   Born November 12th in Paris, France
1854 - 1857   Attended the school of decorative arts and studied under sculptor Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
1862   After the death of his older sister, Maria, he joined a Christian order for a few years and turned away from art
1866   Had a son with lifelong companion Rose Beuret but never married her or legally claimed paternity on the child
1875   First entry accepted into the Paris Salon, "The Man with the Broken Nose"
1877   Returned to Paris, with Rose, and settled on the West Bank
1880   Commissioned by French government to design doorway for the Museum of Decorative Arts
1893   "The Kiss" brought to the Columbian Exposition in Chicago and rejected for being too erotic for public display
1917   Died November 7th in Meudon, France
Selected Exhibitions
2006 - 2007   Sept. 23 - Jan. 1, "Rodin", Royal Academy of Arts
2006   Jan. 28 - April 30, "Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession", Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
2005 - 2006   Sept. 27 - Jan. 29, "Masques et Tissus d'egypte", Musee Rodin, Paris
2005 - 2006   Nov. 17 - Feb. 26, "Rodin, Brancusi, Giacometti, Louis Borgeois, Vermeiren...", Musee Rodin, Paris
2005 - 2006   Oct. 22 - Jan. 15, "Die Obere Halfte - Die Buste Seit Auguste Rodin", Kunsthalle Emden, Ostfriesland, Germany
2005 - 2006   Sept. 25 - Jan. 29, "Lehmbruck, Rodin, Maillol", Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisbourg, Germany
2005   Sept. 3 - Nov. 20, " Aristide Maillol - Bildhauer, Maler, Zeichner, Graphiker", Kunsthaus Apolda, Germany
2005   Sept. 9 - Nov. 27, "Rodin Beuys", Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
2005   Sept. 4 - Nov. 20, "Rodin - Skulpturen, Awuarelle, Fotografien", Stadtmuseum, Jena, Germany
2005   May 26 - Sept. 11, "Camille Claudel & Rodin: Fateful Encounter", Musee National des Beaux-arts du Quebec
2005   May, "Mes Tresors Antiques", Musee Rodin, Paris
2005   June 6 - Sept. 10, "Hommes", Musee Rodin, Paris

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