Focus on Rodin
Selections from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Collection
April 4 - June 7, 1998
Main and Octagonal Galleries, second floor
The exhibition is made possible by the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation of Los Angeles.
Panel Discussion and Film Screening
The Gates of Hell
Panel discussion about the literary, religious, and art historical sources for this major commission of Rodin.
Sunday, April 5, 2 pm, in the Museum
Rodin: The Gates of Hell
Documentary shows the difficulties and triumphs of casting this 8-ton bronze sculpture (1981).
Film Showing, 4-5 pm, Campbell Hall 158
Rodin's Balzac: A Centennial Celebration of a Scandalous Sculpture
by Dr. Ian Wardropper, curator of european decorative arts and sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago
Thursday, April 16, 5:30 pm, Campbell Hall 153, reception follows in the Museum