Entries Tagged as 'Rodin'

Imaging Paris: Rilke at Hôtel Biron

Comments   2   Date Arrow  November 9, 2023 at 10:47am   User  by Mark Willis

Rainier Maria Rilke works at his writing desk in the Hôtel Biron, Paris [Source: Requiem for a Friend]
I found this photo yesterday as I jumped from Rainier Maria Rilke to Paula Modersohn-Becker and back again. It comes from a web site supporting a 2005 independent film (The Greater Circulation) about the writing of Requiem for […]

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Flaneur’s Gallery: Musée Rodin

Comments   0   Date Arrow  October 21, 2023 at 12:30pm   User  by Mark Willis

[Photo by novella78]

I remember seductive summer days in the Musée Rodin when the windows were thrown open and soft,rose-scented breezes caressed the marble and bronze. Where else but Paris would a museum open its windows to the world?

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Rodin’s “Fall of Illusion: Sister of Icarus”

Comments   2   Date Arrow  October 21, 2023 at 7:31am   User  by Mark Willis

Auguste Rodin. L’Illusion soeur d’Icare. 1895. Musée Rodin, Paris. [Photo by Dave Rytell]
This sculpture beguiled me when I saw it at the Musée Rodin. I so much wanted to touch her wing. It was marble but it looked like a living thing. It had the delicacy of feathers, the muscularity of pulsing blood, the […]

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