Rodin: Truth, Form, Life

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Date & Time: Sundays, Saturdays, January 26, 2019 - April 7, 2019

Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
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College of the Holy Cross: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610-2395
Cost: No cost, open to the public
Description: HOURS: M-F 10 AM - 5 PM; SAT & SUN Noon - 5 PM

The inaugural exhibition of the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery on campus in 1983 featured Rodin sculptures from the collection of the Cantors. Thirty-five years later, in celebration of the Gallerys anniversary and in conjunction with the Colleges one hundred and seventy-fifth, Auguste Rodins sculptures will again grace OKane Hall in the exhibition Rodin: Truth, Form, Life, Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections. In addition to the twenty-two sculptures on loan from the Cantor Foundation, the exhibition will feature several Rodins from the Colleges permanent collection.

In a career that spanned the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Rodin, regarded as the father of modern sculpture, created forms that captured the vitality of the human spirit. Although respectful of sculptural traditions, the intensity of Rodins vision and his innovative studio and business practices ushered sculpture into the modern era and influenced countless artists who followed him.

This exhibition has been organized and made possible by the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation.

Opening Reception
Thursday, January 24
5  6:30 p.m. | Cantor Art Gallery

Rodin and Modernism
Lecture by Judith Sobol
Curator of Collections & Exhibitions, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation
Thursday, February 7, 4:30 p.m. | Stein Hall, 120

Noontime exhibition walk-throughs with Michael Beatty, assistant professor of Visual Arts and Roger Hankins, director, Cantor Art Gallery
Thursdays, February 21, March 7 & 21, April 4
More Information: Website:
Phone: 508-793-3356
Entered by: Cantor Art Gallery (

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