Musee Rodin in Paris Presents "Works in Progress, Rodin and the Ambassadors"


PARIS.- Musee Rodin presents “Works in Progress, Rodin and the Ambassadors” examines the way in which Rodin’s work is perceived and strives to show not only how his sculpture developed but also how it was and continues to be reinterpreted. The exhibition compares 100 or so works by Rodin (1840-1917) with about 30 post-1945, modern and contemporary works. The exhibition is on view May 6 through September 4, 2011. Jean Arp, Marcel Duchamp, Joan Miro, Jean Fautrier, Lucio Fontana, Jean Dubuffet, Alberto Giacometti , Willem de Kooning, Joseph Beuys, Marcel Broodthaers, Eduardo Paolozzi, Anthony Caro, Cy Twombly, Eric Cameron, Richard Serra, Bruce Nauman, Haim Steinbach, Sophie Ristelhueber, Ugo Rondinone, Douglas Gordon, Urs Fischer. This unprecedented approach sets Rodin’s works in the context of critical analysis made since the postwar period. It considers both acclaimed pieces such as The Age of Bronze,