Artists (R) (European Collection)
There are some reputations in the art world that are beyond dispute. These artists' influence is so seminal, their accomplishments so signal, that, even in the act of rejecting them, their critics reiterate their importance. Among these titans is the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. While still attracting controversy a century later, Rodin's work is so central to Western art that only Michelangelo is better known as a sculptor, and every sculptor since has had to struggle to escape from being eclipsed beneath his...