Past exhibitions: Homage to Auguste Rodin (Winter 2017): UNTITLED VI (Pierre de Wissant)

Akim MONET (b. 1968)Chromogenic print mounted face-in 1/8” plexiglas on composite board in custom artist's frame Print size:  70 x 60 cm, frame size:  90 x 80 cmEd. 5 + 2 APNOTESRodin, who through his sculptor’s eye, transformed the human body into a vessel of expression, thereby recasting anatomy into emotion, was eager to discover how his work could metamorphose through another art form.  Thus he often invited photographers into his studio, the most famous of whom was Edward Steichen.  Following in this tradition, Akim Monet presented a spontaneous series of photographs to the Musée Rodin, which resulted in an invitation to produce a body of work at the museum.  Please click here for more about Rodin and photography.
UNTITLED VI (Pierre de Wissant), 2009

Akim MONET (b. 1968) 

Chromogenic print mounted face-in 1/8” plexiglas on composite board in custom artist's frame  

Print size: 70 x 60 cm, frame size: 90 x 80 cm 

Ed. 5 + 2 AP 

NOTES 

Rodin, who through his sculptor’s eye, transformed the human body into a vessel of expression, thereby recasting anatomy into emotion, was eager to discover how his work could metamorphose through another art form. Thus he often invited photographers into his studio, the most famous of whom was Edward Steichen. Following in this tradition, Akim Monet presented a spontaneous series of photographs to the Musée Rodin, which resulted in an invitation to produce a body of work at the museum.  

Please click here for more about Rodin and photography.