Tag Archives: Camille Claudel

modernist garden: flowers of evil

In retracing the steps of Charles Baudelaire’s Paris, Walter Benjamin also arrived at a similar conclusion with respect to modernism’s influence on society. The flaneur, the urban dweller; this persona lead Benjamin to remark¬† that the prostitute is the only … Continue reading

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claudel: before the poison

She was seventeen and wanted to be a sculptor. He was forty-one. He was Auguste Rodin on the verge of¬† taking to the heights of the French art world, being compared to genius of Michelangelo. He had overcome the major … Continue reading

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