Houseago | Rodin, 09 Sep 2021 — 18 Dec 2021

Houseago | Rodin

Gagosian London Davies Street, 17-19 Davies St, London W1K 3DE, UK

Gagosian Davies street presents new sculptures by Thomas Houseago and posthumously cast bronze sculptures by Auguste Rodin, selected in collaboration with the Musée Rodin in Paris.

“Houseago | Rodin” juxtaposes two artists separated by more than a century who share a fascination with the human body’s physical and emotional dynamism. A suite of bronzes by Rodin is set in dialogue with Houseago’s sculptures cast in bronze, zinc, and brass. Rodin’s ability to suggest warmth, movement, and pathos in sculpture has long captivated Houseago, whose own rugged, visceral creations situate the historical medium within a distinctly contemporary view of the eternal human struggle. His Halved Walking Figure (2021) strides across the gallery, its looming headless form burnished to a golden patina, while the Rock Demons (2021–)—a new series of small sculptures that are tactile, talismanic, and archaic in appearance—possess a material heft that embodies the weight of psychological revelation.

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Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm

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T: +44 207 493 3020

Gagosian London Davies Street, 17-19 Davies St, London W1K 3DE, UK

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