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Leo and His Circle The Life of Leo Castelli

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ISBN-10: 1400044278

ISBN-13: 9781400044276

Edition: 2010

Authors: Annie Cohen-Solal

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List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Annie Cohen-Solal was born in Algeria & earned a Ph.D. in French literature from the Sorbonne. She has taught French language, literature, & culture in Berlin, Jerusalem, Paris, & New York & writes frequently about French intellectuals & politics. She was Cultural Counselor at the French Consulate in New York from 1989 to 1993. Her acclaimed Sartre, an international best-seller, was translated into 16 languages. She lives in Paris & New York.

Envoi
Prologue: Born on a Powder Keg
Europe: Persecutions, Wars, Ruptures, Displacements 1907-1946 and a Prehistory
Around the Hall of Merchants
At the San Carlo Pier
Ernesto Krausz Makes His Entrance
Miraculous Years in Trieste
In the Hietzing Bubble, Vienna, World War I
A Fake Moustache for the Emperor
The Irrepressible Rise of Ernesto Krausz
Turning Twenty Under Fascism
Bucharest: First Brush with the Avant-Garde
From Neuilly to Place Vend�me
Dramatic and Perilous, an Exodus to the United States
Bucharest Redux: First Frost of the Cold War
The Years of the Metamorphosis 1946-1956
Playing Hooky at MoMA
Passeur to the New World
"A Touch I Am Glad Not to Have"
The Right Man for the Job, or Just a Tango Dancer?
From Pollock to de Kooning: Towards the Gallery Opening
Absolute Leader of American Art 1957-1998
New York as a Magnet
Trial Shot and Masterstroke: The Jasper Epiphany
A Whirlwind of Invention: "Discover a Genius a Week!"
The Solomon Years
The "Beatles Biennale"
The Free-Spirited Teenager and the Devilish Imp
The Conquest of Europe
The "Svengali of Pop"
Henry's Show
Castelli's Network as the House of Savoy
A Promised Land South of Houston Street
Bad Times for Leo
Tributes, Honors, a Name Carved in History
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index
Archives
Permissions Acknowledgments
Illustration Credits