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Tony Rosenthal (1914-2009) was an American sculptor best known for his large outdoor geometric abstract sculptures. Born in Highland Park, IL, a suburb of Chicago, Rosenthal attended weekend art classes at the Chicago Art Institute and eventually became a studio assistant to Alexander Archipenko. Soon after he received his first commission for �A Nubian Slave,� for the Elgin Watch Company building at the 1939 World's Fair. He then attended Cranbrook Academy of Art under figurative sculptor Carl Milles. In the 60s Rosenthal's art dealer Sam Kootz convinced him to focus on creating abstract geometric sculptures, for which he would later garner wider acclaim. Rosenthal created the monumental 15 foot revolving Cor-Ten steel sculpture �Alamo,� also known as the Astor Place Cube, his most famous public art sculpture and considered a NY landmark. His work can be found at the Yale University Art Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Smithsonian�s National Museum of American Art and National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and many other institutions and major cities across the United States.

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