February 21, 2012 - 6:16pm
Back where he belongs...
Many art historians consider The Thinker to be the most famous sculpture in the world. Countless media campaigns and programs have used it. The statue even played an important role in the early days of television when it was incorporated in a popular TV show called "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis."
If you’ve driven down Third Street during the past two months, past Grawemeyer Hall at the University of Louisville, you may have noticed that our famous copy of Rodin’s statue of The Thinker went missing.  But not to worry.  Louisville's beloved naked man is back on his...
July 29, 2012 - 7:04pm
by Eve Lee
Iconic sculpture undergoes facelift
The University of Louisville is about to get a bit smarter tomorrow.The Thinker, Louisville’s version of the iconic Auguste Rodin sculpture, will return to campus after a two-and-a-half-month hiatus. President James Ramsey will formally welcome the bronze statue back to the front of...
December 14, 2011 - 6:02pm
Non cogito, ergo, non sum...
Unlike the various missing statues of Santa Claus, Ronald McDonald, and the Frisch’s Big Boy, the absent Thinker is not the work of thieves.
If you’ve driven down Third Street recently, past Grawemeyer Hall at the University of Louisville, you will notice that our famous copy of Rodin’s statue of The Thinker has gone missing.  But not to worry.  Unlike the various missing statues of Santa Claus, Ronald McDonald,...