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Rodin's sculptures on display in Beijing

Updated: 2014-11-28 13:35:12

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An exhibition of works by the great French sculptor Auguste Rodin opened at The National Museum of China in Beijing on Nov 27.

Hosted by the Rodin Museum in Paris and The National Museum of China, the show displays a total of 140 original works created by this master, includingThe Thinker, The Age of Bronze,Monument to Balzac,The Gates of Helland other representative works. Many drawings for Rodin’s gypsum sculptures are also exhibited. Through these art lovers can get a glimpse of the Rodin’s thinking process and moods during the creation of works.

The exhibition will run through March 22, 2015.

After the exhibition of Ten Masterpieces of French Painting- Marking the 50th Founding Anniversary of Sino-French Diplomatic Tiesclosed in June, Rodin’s exhibition brings a successful conclusion to this memorable year.

A sculpture by Rodin on display at The National Museum of China in Beijing on Nov 27. [Photo by Jiang Dong/asianewsphoto.com]

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