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Rosenthal, Mark (Mark Lawrence)

Works: 75 works in 452 publications in 5 languages and 13,124 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Catalogs  History 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Editor, zxx, Redactor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Director
Classifications: ND588.K464, 709.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mark Rosenthal
Anselm Kiefer by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

38 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jasper Johns : work since 1974 by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

36 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding installation art : from Duchamp to Holzer by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and French and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This examination of installation art demystifies and deconstructs the artistic medium most likely to induce the question, But is it Art?" "When we think of installation art we imagine enormous, perhaps bewildering, multi-media environments. But the world's earliest known installation projects were created millenia ago on the walls of caves in Lascaux, France. Although the genre has been evolving ever since, its primary impulse - a dialogue between artist and space - remains the same. In Understanding Installation Art, Mark Rosenthal offers an historical interpretation and concise critical analyses that will help deepen readers' appreciation of this often confusing medium." "Citing examples as diverse as the Sistine Chapel, Colonial Williamsburg, Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty, and Vito Acconci's Seedbed as well as works by Richard Serra, Rebecca Horn, Claes Oldenburg, Jenny Holzer and Bruce Nauman, the author defines installation art as a medium with broad possibilities for expression, universal appreciation, and democratization. He creates a new taxonomy of his subject, identifying four specific forms - enchantments, impersonations, interventions, and rapprochements - and shows how installation art is steering the concept of art spaces in new and exciting directions. Most importantly he helps readers feel more comfortable with site-specific art, a genre that dates back to man's earliest artistic expression."--Jacket
Abstraction in the twentieth century : total risk, freedom, discipline by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

15 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... traces the history of abstract art from Kandinsky, Mondrian, and Malevich to the postmodern period. Whether stemming from spiritual sources, personal expression, or formal concerns, each line of thinking is carefully defined within the context of the artists and their major critics."--LJ
Juan Gris by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Beuys : actions, vitrines, environments by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joseph Beuys (1921-86) - the German sculptor and performance artist - became one of the most influential figures in modern and contemporary art. His charismatic presence, extraordinary life, and unconventional artistic style (incorporating ritualized movement and sound, and materials such as fat, felt, earth, honey, blood, and even dead animals) gained him international fame and notoriety from the 1960s through the 1980s. Beuys's innovative influence is particularly felt in the field of sculpture, whose definition he expanded to encompass performance art, vitrine cases, and site-specific environments." "With a comprehensive chronology of Beuys's activities as an artist and activist, this book is essential for those interested in the life, work, and legacy of one of the art world's most intriguing figures."--Jacket
Jonathan Borofsky by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

19 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The surreal Calder by Alexander Calder( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is a key presence in the history of modern art, and yet he is rarely seen or remembered in the context from which he initially emerged as an artist. When Calder became "Calder"--Well known for his signature mobiles and stabiles-it was due to a unique variety of presiding influences. His artistic parentage consisted of Marcel Duchamp, who provided the name of and concept for the mobile; Piet Mondrian, who introduced pure abstraction to him; and Joan Miro, who communicated the central theses of Surrealism. Although Calder went on to play a major role in Surrealist manifestations during the formative years of the movement, including being shown in the defining 1936 "Exposition surrealiste d'objets" in Paris, he has since been separated from those beginnings. Indeed, at this point in time, Calder is never included in exhibitions of Surrealist art, even though he was incubated by that phenomenon and contributed mightily to it. This book will put the artist back in midst of Surrealism so that his achievement is more profoundly understood within that context. Works by artists such as Miro, Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, and Rene Magritte will delineate the Surrealist milieu and some of its chief aspects. The following theses are also explored: Calder's wit, caricature, and linear flights of fancy; his marvelous personages and fantastic creatures; biomorphic forms from an imaginary vision of nature; and his constellations, apparent views of celestial space
William Kentridge : five themes by William Kentridge( Book )

13 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines artwork from William Kentridge, focusing on the artist's interest in the social landscape in his native South Africa, and examining five main themes used throughout Kentridge's career. Includes a DVD with studio footage and fragments of Kentridge's film projects
Regarding Warhol : sixty artists, fifty years by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-scale explorations of Andy Warhol's tremendous reach across several generations of artist who in key ways respond to his groundbreaking work. Includes interviews and visual archive and illustrated chronology that chart the "Warhol effect" over the past 50 years
Visions of Paris : Robert Delaunay's series by Robert Delaunay( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omhandler billedsterierne: Saint-Séverin, The city, The Eiffel Tower, The windows
Artists at Gemini G.E.L. : celebrating the 25th year by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Annenberg Collection : masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-impressionism by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, watercolors, and drawings constitutes one of the most remarkable groupings of avant-garde works of art from the mid-19th to the early 20th century ever given to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A revised and expanded edition of the 1989 publication Masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: The Annenberg Collection, this volume presents more than fifty masterworks by such luminaries as Manet, Degas, Morisot, Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Picasso, and Matisse, accompanied by elucidating texts and a wealth of comparative illustrations. -- From publisher
Philadelphia collects art since 1940 : Philadelphia Museum of Art, September 28-November 30, 1986 by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critiques of pure abstraction by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jasper Johns : drawings : the Menil Collection by Mark Rosenthal( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume reviews the career of American painter and printmaker Jasper Johns (b. 1930) via his works on paper and plastic, surveying some 30 objects spanning the years 1955-2001, charting his interests, techniques and aesthetic evolution. One of the leading proponents of the Pop Art movement, Johns culled his source material from popular culture with a preoccupation for the enigmatic character of everyday objects, language and numeric systems. In addition, selections of Johns' works coupled with entries that provide a physical description, inscriptions, provenance, exhibition, and publication history are included. It also lists a comprehensive list of exhibitions and bibliography
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Anselm Kiefer
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Rosenthal Mark 1945-....

Rosenthal, Mark L. 1945-

Rosenthal, Mark Lawrence.

Rosenthal, Mark Lawrence 1945-

Understanding installation art : from Duchamp to HolzerAbstraction in the twentieth century : total risk, freedom, disciplineJoseph Beuys : actions, vitrines, environmentsThe surreal CalderWilliam Kentridge : five themesVisions of Paris : Robert Delaunay's seriesThe Annenberg Collection : masterpieces of Impressionism and Post-impressionismPhiladelphia collects art since 1940 : Philadelphia Museum of Art, September 28-November 30, 1986