Archive for October 24th, 2007

Auguste Rodin

Francois Auguste Rene Rodin was a notable French artist who became more famous for his wonderful sculptures.  He was considered as one of the few sculptors who were able to gain wide recognition outside the visual arts world. Rodin was also considered as pioneer of modern sculpture. His works clashed with the rules set out by figure sculpture tradition. Rodin was born on November 12, 1840 in Paris, France. He was the second child to Jean Baptiste and Marie Cheffer Rodin, a working class family. …