Monday, November 4, 2019

Rodin Sculpture Garden


The Rodin Sculpture Garden at Stanford University in Palo Alto is amazing. It features the work of Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) who was a French sculpturer who at the time of his death was one of the world's most renowned artists:













It was amazing to see all of these pieces and the Rodin Sculpture Garden at Stanford is amazing place and the price is great. It is free.

27 comments:

  1. That looks fabulous. I have seen the Rodin art in Philadelphia and that was amazing

    Mollyx

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  2. I had assumed this would be in Paris! I didn't realise they were all over the world (the Rodin gardens, not the sculptures) #TravelTuesday

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  3. You have so many interesting places to visit out there. Thank you for sharing. These are amazing.

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  4. I'm pretty familiar to his work. Lots of Art History classes. Thanks for sharing. He certainly had an understanding of the human form!

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  5. So many things to do in the Bay Area. Thanks for this post.

    Worth a Thousand Words

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  6. What amazing talent to take a piece of marble and find the statue inside :)

    Your post on 'My Corner of the World' is great to see this week!

    My Corner of the World

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  7. thanks for bringing back memories of my visit to this university.

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  8. I've only seen The Thinker before - I didn't realize he was so prolific and that his work was outside France. Thanks for updating my knowledge Patrick.
    Thanks for linking up with us at MLSTL and I've shared on my SM :)

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  9. We love Rodin! This garden would be a great place to visit.

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  10. One of my favorite sculptors! I have been to this garden, and it's spectacular. Thanks for the "revisit"--this was a fun post for me.
    #wonderfulwednesdaybloghop

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  11. What a great post I liked all the sculptures

    Have a sculpturetastic week :-)

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  12. One of the places I loved most in Paris was the Rodin sculpture garden there.

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  13. Impressive! I bet they are more so seeing them in person!

    betty

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  14. Patrick,

    First off thanks for stopping by yesterday and joining my #WildWednesdays linky party. Excellent photo share and what an interesting place to visit. You're just not going to believe this but today sketch I found inspiration using Rodin's The Thinker sculpture to doodle my own take. I call mine, She Thinks. :)

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  15. Wow, fabulous & so interesting to see!

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  16. Several decades ago I took a tour of the outdoor sculpture at Stanford - amazing.

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  17. Such a pretty place! i love all those sculptures. Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party this week!

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  18. Way cool. I would have enjoyed this.

    Thank you for joining the Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous day, Patrick. 😎

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  19. Holy Cow, those are some very sensual statutes!!! So, I have to call my daughter's high school to get a transcript I think she called it for college. Yep, She has finally decided to go to college. WOO HOO! MY ONLY ONE OUT OF FOUR (4), BUT WE DID IT! WOO HOO! SO EXCITED. Sorry, I love your statutes too! So cool!

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  20. How fascinating. These are lovely Patrick.

    Have a great week! And thanks for the wonderful link up for #WordlessWednesday at:
    https://natashamusing.com/2019/11/chance-encounters-with-cheetahs-african-adventures-wordlesswednesday/

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  21. What beautiful pieces. There's something really wonderful about enjoying art outside of a gallery or museum. They seem different when outside. Thank you for sharing this with the #DreamTeam.

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  22. Beautiful work. I'm so impressed by the artists of the world. Thanks for sharing this work, Patrick.

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  23. The form and structure is incredible. Some of these look as though they could come to life. And, at the right price too! #teamlovinlife

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  24. Such beautiful sculptures! Thanks for sharing!

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  25. Oh wow, Patrick, these sculptures are quite impressive. I love the giant heads! Do you know what they are made of? I really like the consistency that they are all black. Very cool. And there’s nothing better than a cool sightseeing activity that is free! Thanks for sharing and linking up!

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  26. The faux body hanging from the building is pretty eye opening.

    I do like all the sculptures around there.

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