Thinker Statue Secrets Revealed

The University of Louisville’s copy of Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker recently underwent a thorough restoration. The process revealed many details about the statue’s secret life, including a history of vandalism and other previously undocumented details hidden under layers of old paint and debris. The restoration team will speak Friday on a panel at the Public… Continue reading Thinker Statue Secrets Revealed

The Thinker Is Back At U of L

After a two-month absence, The Thinker has been returned to the University of Louisville campus. The 108 year old bronze sculpture by French artist Auguste Rodin was taken off its pedestal in front of Grawemeyer Hall for the first time since it was installed in 1949 so conservators could clean it and apply a new… Continue reading The Thinker Is Back At U of L