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Historical Artists

  • Auguste Rodin (born François-Auguste-René Rodin in 1840 and died 1917)
  • French sculptor.
  • The Kiss was originally called Francesca da Rimini.
  • In marble in the Rodin Museum in Paris.
  • Few smaller versions in bronze were commissioned around 1898
  • Barbara Hepworth, 1903 – 1975. Christened Jocelyn Barbara Hepworth.
  • British sculptor
  • Works with a range of material, from bronze to marble to wood.
  • Above “Wave” 1943-1944, inspired by the land and seascape in Cornwell.


  • Naum Gabo, 1890 – 1977
  • Russian Sculptor
  • Part of the Constructive movement and a pioneer of Kinetic Art
  • Studied medicine and natural science then engineering

  • Alberto Giacometti, 1901 – 1966
  • Swiss sculpture, draftsman, printmaker and painter
  • Experimented with cubism and surrealism
  • Most of his sculptures were made of bronze, including the above sculptures “Walking Man”

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