The Gates of Hell (French: La Porte de l'Enfer) is a monumental sculptural group work by French artist Auguste Rodin that depicts a scene from "The Inferno", the first section of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.

The Gates of Hell (French: La Porte de l'Enfer) is a monumental sculptural group work by French artist Auguste Rodin that depicts a scene from "The Inferno", the first section of Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy.

Dante's Inferno- Written above the gates to hell

Dante's Inferno- Written above the gates to hell

Auguste Rodin's massive sculpture "The Gates of Hell" in the Rodin Museum in Paris. Commissioned to be doors for a new decorative arts center in Paris, Rodin died in 1917 before completing the work. The seated figure near the top was later recast, enlarged and is now known as "The Thinker." #Sculptures #Rodin

Auguste Rodin's massive sculpture "The Gates of Hell" in the Rodin Museum in Paris. Commissioned to be doors for a new decorative arts center in Paris, Rodin died in 1917 before completing the work. The seated figure near the top was later recast, enlarged and is now known as "The Thinker." #Sculptures #Rodin

Iron gate entrance at the Four Seasons Hotel in Budapest.

Iron gate entrance at the Four Seasons Hotel in Budapest.

Bruxelas - Bélgica

Bruxelas - Bélgica

By Rodin 'The Gates of Hell' @ Ueno, Tokyo; I'm ever getting close to it with all my sins and sickness.

By Rodin 'The Gates of Hell' @ Ueno, Tokyo; I'm ever getting close to it with all my sins and sickness.

The Gates of Hell, Rodin Museum Phildelphia

The Gates of Hell, Rodin Museum Phildelphia

wrought iron Lar de Santa Estefania by Cat Man! door

wrought iron Lar de Santa Estefania by Cat Man! door

An Ancient Doorway of Secrets

An Ancient Doorway of Secrets

Japanese artist  Motohiko Odani studied academic wooden sculpture at art college. He combines  traditional  wood carving techniques with cutting-edge hi-tech expressions such as computer processed video images to explore a wide range of artistic fields. As the process of virtual reality progresses, we are more surrounded by a feeling of lost in relation to the tangibility and existence of our everyday life. Odani exploits such feelings to investigate a new dimension of artistic expression.

Japanese artist Motohiko Odani studied academic wooden sculpture at art college. He combines traditional wood carving techniques with cutting-edge hi-tech expressions such as computer processed video images to explore a wide range of artistic fields. As the process of virtual reality progresses, we are more surrounded by a feeling of lost in relation to the tangibility and existence of our everyday life. Odani exploits such feelings to investigate a new dimension of artistic expression.

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