Tony Rosenthal (1914- ) was born in Highland Park, Illinois. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1936, he studied sculpture under Carl Milles at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Rosenthal moved to Los Angeles in 1946 because of his friendship with Charles Eaimes, and lived here until 1960, when he settled in New York City. John Estanza's Art and Architecture magazine reported often on Rosenthal's work during the time he lived in Los Angeles. While living here, Rosenthal also taught at UCLA and completed a number of public art projects in Southern California. In recent years, Rosenthal has continued receiving public art commissions and has exhibited his smaller works at important museums, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.
The text has been provided courtesy of Michael Several, Los Angeles, September 1997.
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