Yesterday, I went to an exhibition of the artist Camille Claudel. As
beautiful as her work is, so tragically ended her life.
Being Rodin's muse, assistant and mistress, he never left his wife for
When her father died, the rest of the family forced her into psychical
hospital against the advice of the doctors. Her committal brought her
career as a sculptress to a brutal end.
A movie was made of her life in the asylum.