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Rodin on the Artist in Nature


Gustav Klimt, Bauernhaus mit Birken, 1900

To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.

Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (1840-1917)


Check out Rainer Maria Rilke’s Auguste Rodin, translated from the German by Daniel Slager, with an exquisite introduction by William H. Gass and stunning photographs by Michael Eastman.


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