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What Does the Thinker Statue Mean?

07/22/2009 13:04

Meaning of Thinker Statue

 In African culture the ability to think instead of reacting is essential for the role of Kingship. This is why the thinker statue has become so popular in African artwork. Taken from the famous Auguste Rodin sculpture, The Thinker is depicted as a man in sober meditation battling with a powerful internal struggle. The unique pose with hand to the chin, right elbow to the left knee, and crouching position allows the statue to survey the work with a contemplative attitude. Find out more about African artwork on the Africa Imports web page or Click Here to find more articles about African Artwork. To order your own thinker statue just Click Here or check out the links below! 

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