Rodin: Sculptor and Storyteller
Temporary Exhibition: March 4, 2018.
Location: The Art Institute of Chicago / Gallery 246.
The public are weary of statues that say nothing. Well, here is a man coming forward whose statues live and speak, and speak things worth uttering. —Robert Louis Stevenson, 1886.The year 2017 marks the 100 years of the death of Auguste Rodin [1840–1917]. At the beginning of the 20th century, Rodin was the most famous artist in the world. On the centenary of his death, the Art Institute...