RODIN IN ITALY: AN EXHIBITION TO CELEBRATE THE FRENCH SCULPTOR
The works by Auguste Rodin in Italy for an exhibition which will mark the end of the celebrations held on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the death of the great French artist.
At the Museum of Santa Caterina in Treviso, which has already hosted the great exhibition on the history of Impressionism, on display around 80 works including the most important masterpieces by Auguste Rodin.
In this post you’ll find the works on display, the dates and opening times of the exhibition, and the link to buy your ticket.
The Musée Rodin in Paris chose Italy for the final exhibition dedicated to the celebrations of Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), concluding this way a programme of great exhibitions which involved the Grand Palais in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
The exhibition dedicated to Rodin in Italy displays the most important masterpieces from The Kiss to The Thinker, and in addition, you’ll admire a huge painting by Edvard Munch, painted in 1907, portraying Rodin’s Thinker in Dr Linde’s garden (who was an important collector of both Rodin’s and Munch’s works) in Lübeck.
The exhibition will illustrate all phases of the artistic journey of the sculptor, highlighting his interest in Michelangelo and Renaissance sculpture in Italy, but also Rodin’s ability to transform matter into living and sensual matter.
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WHEN AND WHERE TO SEE RODIN IN ITALY
The exhibition dedicated to Rodin in Italy will take place at the Museum of Santa Caterina.
When: from February 24th to June 3rd 2018
Opening times: from Monday to Thursday: 9 am- 6 pm; from Friday to Sunday: 9 am- 7 pm.
Special openings: on March 29th, on April 2nd, 3rd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th and 30th and on May 1st: from 9 am to 7 pm.
You can buy your ticket to see the exhibition on Rodin in Italy directly at the ticket office, but pay attention: there are likely to be endless queues.
RESERVATION AND INFORMATION SERVICE: phone number (+39) 0422 429999 (from Monday to Friday 9 am-1.30 pm and 2.30 pm-6 pm. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)
Or you can book online HERE —> https://biglietto.lineadombra.it/prenotazione.aspx
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