There is a story behind every kiss...

In winter 2018, we hosted East Anglia’s once in a lifetime landmark exhibition, Kiss & Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture

Kiss & Tell Sculpture
Kiss & Tell typographic logo

CHRISTCHURCH MANSION, IPSWICH
24 NOVEMBER 2018 – 28 APRIL 2019

Our winter 2018 exhibition revealed the tale behind the lovers in Auguste Rodin’s iconic life-size marble sculpture The Kiss and the work of literature that inspired it, Dante’s Inferno from The Divine Comedy. 

Photograph of Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

François Auguste René Rodin (known as Auguste Rodin) was a French sculptor born in Paris in 1840. Relatively unknown at first, his reputation grew and he became a significant sculptor of the era, and is considered by many to be the originator of modern sculpture.

Christchurch Mansion

Situated in the stunning surroundings of Christchurch Park, this Tudor mansion boasts 500 years of history and is one of Suffolk’s most treasured buildings.

Visiting the Exhibition

ADDRESS

Christchurch Mansion

Soane Street

Ipswich IP42BE

DATES

24 November 2018 - 28 April 2019

exhibition hours

 

Tue - Sat: 10am - 5pm

Sun: 11am - 5pm

Mon: Closed

 

 

Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion

Visiting the Exhibition

ADDRESS

Christchurch Mansion

Soane Street

Ipswich IP42BE

DATES

24 November 2018 - 28 April 2019

exhibition hours

Tue - Sat: 10am - 4pm

Sun: 11am - 4pm

 

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