University of Richmond’s Harnett Museum Hosts RODIN: THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

On a lovely summer evening in late August a lively crowd of students, faculty, and townspeople turned out for the public opening of Rodin:  The Human Experience; Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collections at the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art at the University of... ... Read more

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Large Clenched Left Hand

Rodin was fascinated by the expressive capabilities of hands. He modeled hundreds of them, using them both as independent sculptures and as parts of more complex pieces. By carefully modeling their musculature, proportion, texture, and balance, he demonstrated that hands could convey profound emotion, from anger and... ... Read more

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Now Rodin lovers may download the Foundation’s award-winning film directly from Amazon. The 53-minute film, produced by Iris Cantor in 1981, has been newly digitized so that today’s audiences will see the recounting of the Rodin story as beautifully as it was first told years ago by Mrs. Cantor.

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