RICHMOND: Richmond is the first of two cities in the U.S. to debut Rodin - Evolution of a Genius, an exhibition honoring the creative master of sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1918) at the Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts. Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the European Arts Department at the VMFA Dr. Mitchell Merling says it's one of the most important collections from Rodin featuring more than objects that include fragile plasters, patianted bronzes, marbles, ceramics and works on paper.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Richmonders to learn more about Rodin's techniques, models, materials, and assistants. Visitors will see some of Rodin's best works that include The Thinker, The Kiss, The Burghers of Calais and many others.
Rodin - Evolution of a Genius opens Saturday, November 21 and runs through March 12, 2016 at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. For more details visit http://www.vmfa.museum or call 804-340-1400.