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Claudel, Camille

(Camille-Rosalie Claudel) (kämē`yə-rōzälē` klōdĕl`), 1864–1943, French sculptor. The sister of the writer Paul ClaudelClaudel, Paul
, 1868–1955, French dramatist, poet, and diplomat. He was ambassador to Tokyo (1921–27), Washington, D.C. (1927–33), and Brussels (1933–35).
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, she studied at the Colarossi Academy (now the Grande Chaumière) in Paris, where she met the sculptor Auguste RodinRodin, Auguste
, 1840–1917, French sculptor, b. Paris. He began his art study at 14 in the Petite École and in the school of Antoine Barye, earning his living by working for an ornament maker. In 1863 he went to work for the architectural sculptor A. E.
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 (1883), becoming his assistant, muse, and lover. She contributed to many of his projects and also pursued an artistic career of her own, exhibiting at numerous salons and galleries. After her relationship with Rodin ended (c.1898), she became reclusive and was eventually institutionalized (1911). Although she destroyed much of her work, Claudel's remaining sculptures, in marble and bronze, are displayed in the Camille Claudel Museum in Nogent-sur-Seine, France, and in the Rodin Museum in Paris.
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Artcurial's sale of 20 works consigned by the family of Camille Claudel was another triumph, drawing 2,000 visitors during the weekend preview, and its 3.6m [euro] total tripled pre-sale expectations.
He began working out, determined to have a lithe body that would allow him to interact, almost naked and covered in metallic paint, with copies of Auguste Rodin's and Camille Claudel's sculptures of women.
A reminder of the man as well as artist is suggested in a room dedicated to the works of Camille Claudel, who was Rodin's model, lover and inspiration for 10 years.
Que de chemin parcouru depuis les sous-sols du Petit-Palais ou quelques amis s'etaient reunis pour exposer dans un local sans lumiere, apres avoir participe a tous les courants artistiques majeurs du XXeme siecle en accueillant les plus grands noms de la peinture moderne, de Picasso et Cezanne , en passant par l'Ecole de Paris , Dali , Zao Wou Ki et jusqu'a Antonio Manfredi en 2014 , de la sculpture Maillol , Bourdelle , Camille Claudel , Rodin , Duchamp-Villon , entre des milliers d'autres connus ou moins connus, de la musique Debussy , Ravel , de la poesie, Apollinaire , Aragon , ou plus recemment Glissant , Simeon , Bonnefoy , le Salon d'Automne renouvelle sa mission de reunir sous sa banniere ce que la creation actuelle a de plus dynamique et prometteuse.
This is his solo debut recording, paired with the Quatour Claudel-Canimex, an all-female string quartet whose name stems from the French sculptor, Camille Claudel, and the Canimex Group, a Quebec-based manufacturer that sponsors the quartet's matched instruments.
Out now A haunting work of fiction based on the lives of sculptors Camille Claudel and her British friend Jessie Lipscomb.
She said: " I was on honeymoon in Paris in 1999 when I first came across the love story of sculptor Auguste Rodin and his young protegee Camille Claudel.
Wilson's meticulously documented and often engrossing study examines the lives of Hersilie Rouy, Marie Esquiron, Pauline Lair Lamotte, and Camille Claudel in order to demonstrate that psychiatry in the second half of the nineteenth century and the first two decades of the twentieth was "a socially coercive form of treatment that functioned [...] as a medico-legal arm of a misogynistic society" against which psychiatric memoirs serve as "rare and compelling surviving voices of resistance" (2).