Rosenthal, Deborah

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Double Rhythm
Writings About Painting
By Jean Hélion, Edited by Deborah Rosenthal
(Arcade Publishing)
Jean Hélion, the French painter who died at eighty-three in 1987, brought together in his copious and essential writing on art the theoretical authority of the intellectual and the fundamental insights of the craftsman in his studio. His writing extended throughout the five decades or more of his career.Soon... [READ MORE]
The Changing Concept of Reality in Art
By Deborah Rosenthal, By Erwin Rosenthal
(Arcade Publishing)
"The transmutation of artistic form," writes Erwin Rosenthal, "depends on individual decisions and cultural development. But there are basic laws of self-expression which do not change, which are perpetual because they accord with the structure of the human mind and soul." These penetrating studies explore... [READ MORE]
Contemporary Art in the Light of History
By Erwin Rosenthal, Edited by Deborah Rosenthal, Introduction by Lance Esplund
(Arcade Publishing)
Erwin Rosenthal’s Contemporary Art in the Light of History, originally published in 1971, is a small masterpiece of writing on the art of the twentieth century. A scholar of medieval art by training and a prominent antiquarian bookseller, Rosenthal, who died in l981, was equally entranced by modern art,... [READ MORE]
They Shall Not Have Me
The Capture, Forced Labor, and Escape of a French Prisoner in World War II
By Jean Helion, Introduction by Deborah Rosenthal, Afterword by Jacqueline Helion
(Arcade Publishing)
The French painter Jean Hélion’s unique and deeply moving account of his experiences in Nazi prisoner-of-war camps prefigures the even darker stories that would emerge from the concentration camps. This serious adventure tale begins with Hélion’s infantry platoon fleeing from the German army and warplanes... [READ MORE]
Form and Sense
By Wolfgang Paalen, By Martica Sawin, Edited by Deborah Rosenthal
(Arcade Publishing)
Wolfgang Paalen was a central figure in internationalist surrealist circles in the late 1930s. Artist and intellectual, he was a European whose fascination with archaic cultures led him finally to Mexico, where he founded the influential magazine DYN in 1941. In the bold texts from DYN that make up Form... [READ MORE]
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