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ART-351   Auguste Rodin and Modern Sculpture3 credits

This course will survey Rodin's major sculptures such as "The Gates of Hell" and his monuments to important literary figures such as Honore de Balzac and Victor Hugo. It will consider Rodin's importance for later modern sculptors, and his role in redefining the nature of public sculpture. Some prior art history or upper-level humanities or social science course is recommended.