February 11, 2018
Remarking on a new body of smaller-scaled sculptures by Tony Rosenthal, including Mother and Child (1953), in the November 1953 edition of Arts & Architecture then-Chairman of the Department of Art at UCLA, Gibson Danes, described the artist’s recent bronze works as being “lyrical with the gaiety and gravity of a superbly wrought ballet.” “Although autonomous and independent creations,” he continued, “these new works imply an architectural setting. They envelop and electrify the expansive dimension of their ordered world.” Rosenthal’s abstract, geometric sculptures continually embraced a play with seemingly irreconcilable binaries.
October 13, 2016
Sometimes an exceptional piece slips through the cracks at auction. Usually this is because the auction is of such quality that even very special pieces can end up getting overlooked. I have picked out six examples from Sunday’s Modern Art & Design Auction, on October 9, which deserve closer consideration. These exceptional pieces could have sold at any other LAMA auction and if they show up once more, they will likely get more attention. These pieces are now available at a set price from LAMA and can be purchased outright, no bidding required. Here are my top fine art and design post-auction picks which are still available for sale:
November 30, 2010
When we first walked into work after Thanksgiving break, we were greeted by this monumental sculpture, The Three Kings by Bernard “Tony” Rosenthal, one of the latest consignments for the March 6, 2011 Modern Art & Design auction. Peter immediately gravitated towards his collection of Arts & Architecture magazines; he knew exactly where to find it. The […]
December 5, 2009
We are extremely honored to represent several items from the Julius Shulman Estate. Including several rare ceramic works by Beatrice Wood and Gertrud & Otto Natzler. Shulman was close friends with both and was neighbors of the Natzler’s for many decades. For today’s pick, I am featuring a welded metal sculpture by Bernard (Tony) Rosenthal. […]