All of this got me thinking. What effect did Rodin hope to cultivate by placing his work on the level of its viewers? What is the effect of raising a statue above the people? We must also know that the sculpture is marking defeat during the Hundred Years War and not victory…itself an odd thing to commemorate.
As I read these curious lines I started thinking about the incarnation and the many
Can we see in Rodin’s struggle to implant a memorial among the townspeople of
So too with the