The French romance for Greek marbles, Celeste Farge & Ian Jenkins * Essay by Benedicte Garnier * Catalogue section: Temple of the Muses * Rodin's Parthenon * Truth to Nature * The Monument * The Fragment * Emotion * Motion
A fascinating look at how Classical sculpture inspired Rodin and his work
Celeste Farge is project curator of the exhibition and cataloguer of prints and drawings at the British Museum. Benedicte Garnier is curator at the Musee Rodin in Paris Ian Jenkins is senior curator at the British Museum, where he is responsible for the ancient Greek collections.
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