The Brooklyn Museum Exhibits Rachel Kneebone Alongside Auguste Rodin

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artwork: Rachel Kneebone - "Blind Convulsion", 2009 - Porcelain - 43 x 26.9 x 45.2 cm. - Collection of the artist and White Cube, London.  © The artist. -  On view at the Brooklyn Museum in "Rachel Kneebone: Regarding Rodin" from January 27th until August 26th.


Brooklyn, New York.- The Brooklyn Museum is pleased to present “Rachel Kneebone: Regarding Rodin”, on view at the museum from January 27th through August 26th. The exhibition will feature new works by the British artist Rachel Kneebone shown alongside iconic works from the nineteenth-century French master Auguste Rodin. Kneebone’s first major museum presentation, the exhibition will include eight intricately wrought, large-scale porcelain sculptures paired with fifteen Rodin sculptures from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection.”Rachel Kneebone: Regarding Rodin” will focus on Kneebone’s and Rodin’s shared interest in the examination of gender and sexuality, the nature of sculptural form, and the formal representation of mourning, ecstasy, death, and vitality in figurative sculpture. This pairing will also offer a visual comparison of their sculptural materials and processes.