Tony Rosenthal

American, b. 1914, Chicago, Illinois; d. 2009, Southampton, New York
Tony Rosenthal


While Duologue is a smaller work compared to Tony Rosenthal’s oeuvre of outdoor sculpture, his artistic goal remains the same: to initiate a dialogue between the art and the viewer. The title of Duologue reinforces this goal.  Duo refers to the type of saw used to cut the material and dialogue suggests a both harmonizing and contradicting interaction of material, art, and viewer. In Duologue, welded sheets of bronze appear to seamlessly fit together while also being on the verge of repelling apart.



Tony Rosenthal, Duologue


Title: Duologue
Date: 1965
Medium: bronze
Dimensions: 48 x 38 x 27 inches
Accession Number: P66.1.13
Location: Corning Tower Plaza Level









Empire State Plaza Art Collection


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