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Rodin Sculptures on Exhibition in Kyrenia

11 November 2017

North Cyprus News - Rodin sculpture

A sculpture exhibition containing 34 pieces made by French sculpture Auguste Rodin and his friends is on display at the University of Creative Arts and Design in Kyrenia (ARUCAD).

The sculptures are from an original collection of the founder of the university, Erbil Akin. He organised the exhibition as part of the new university’s inauguration.

Every day, hundreds of art lovers have visited the exhibition. Students had the opportunity to see Rodin’s works in a private excursion organised by the school.

The French sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), known for his sculpture ‘The Thinker’, is one of the most important pioneers in the arts of the modern age.

The special collection of 34 pieces exhibited by ARUCAD, aims to introduce the art of sculpture to a wider audience through some of the works of a world master.

This is the first time such exhibition of this quality has been held in Cyprus. The exhibition, is being held held on the 100th anniversary of the death of the artist, Auguste Rodin, at the ARUCAD art centre.

The exhibition is open to visitors every weekday and this weekend from 9.00 to 21.00 until 17 November.

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