Auguste Rodin - The Gates of Hell
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Is Rodin’s monumental masterpiece a failure? This video explains why there are two different versions of the same artwork, and why Rodin remained obsessed by the Gates until his death. It shows how the artist managed to solve major aesthetic issues that faced modern artists at that time.
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