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Sir Norman Rosenthal, particularly well known for supporting contemporary art, is an independent art historian and curator. In 1974, he was appointed at London’s Institute of Contemporary Art as a curator, and worked there till 1976. The next year, he joined London’s Royal Academy as its Exhibition Secretary and remained their till 2008, which is when he resigned from the post. Since the eighties, he has been the trustee of countless cultural organizations, national as well as international; currently, he is art of the English National Ballet board. In 2007, he was honored to receive knighthood on the Queen’s Birthday Honors List. He has also gained prominence for being associated with several artists particularly Julian Schnabel, Joseph Beuys, Anselm Keifer, and George Baselitz, Italian painter Francesco Clemente, as well as the generation of British artists that gained recognition in the early nineties, known to be part of the YSAs. Rosenthal has continued to write on established and new contemporary artists, and to curate exhibition. At present, he is working on the Empire State exhibition alongside NYC-based curator Alex Gartenfeld, which surveys art in New York today. Since he is so well-informed in art and culture, it comes as no surprise to see why Sir Norman Rosenthal tickets become such a sought-after treat among art enthusiasts.

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In his upcoming projects, Sir Norman Rosenthal is to curate the work of NYC-based Siberian performance artist Marina Abramovic, who started her career in the seventies, and after being active for more than three decades, refers to herself as the ‘grandma of performance art’. Her work essentially explores the dynamic between the performer and audience, as well as the possibilities of mind and limits of our body. Her most popular works include Rhythm Series, Works with Ulay, The Artist is Present and Balkan Baroque. Throughout his many years of work, Sir Norman Rosenthal has collected numerous honor and awards recognizing his services to culture and art, including the Chevalier of 1987; Iron Cross Order for Merit in 1991; Order of Merit, Cavaliere Ufficiale in 1992; France’s l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2003; the British German Forum Award of 2003; as well as the Mexican Order of Aztec Eagle in 2006.

In addition, he was appointed as the Honorary Fellow at London’s Royal College of Art in 1987, and received an Hon. DLitt in 2003 from Southampton University and received another one three years later from Leicester University. He has made several cameo appearances including the British film Sebastiane by director Derek Jarman, and Caravaggio. Years later he was interviewed in Love is a Devil: The Study for Portrait of Francis Bacon with John Maybury as the interviewer. His next appearance was made in Oto Muehl’s film Back to Fucking Cambrigde in which he played the role of Ludwig Wittgenstein, a donkey rider. Numerous interesting exhibitions took place under Rosenthal while he was at the Royal Academy, which include the works of Robert Motherwell, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Chagall, Murillo, Painting in Naples, German Art of the Twentieth Century, New Architecture: Rogers, Foster, Sterling, Cezanne: Early Years, Sickert, George Rouault: Early Years, The Pop Art Show, Frans Hals, Henry Moore, Egon Schiele and Contemporaries, The Glory of Venice: Eighteenth Century Art, Goya: Fantasy and Youth: Small Paintings, Andrea Montegna, David Hockney, Chardin, Monet in Twentieth Century, Van Dyck, Apocalypse, Genius of Rome, Braque: Late Works, Joseph Beuys: Secret Block of a Secret Person of Ireland, Africa: Art of the Continent, Cranach, George Baselitz, Jericho, Rodin, Modigliani and His Models, Robert Medley RA: Drawings and Paintings, Jacob van Ruisdael: The Master of Landscape, China: Three Emperors, Edvard Munch: By Himself, Vuillard: Between Post-Impressionism and Modern Masters, Art of Philip Guston, and many more. He has continued to curate various exhibits independently since leaving the Royal Academy and in May 2013, he curated a major solo Anish Kapoor exhibition that opened in Berlin at the Martin-Gropius-Bau. Don’t miss out Rosenthal’s curating of Marina Abramovic’s extraordinary art; just get hold of some cheap Sir Norman Rosenthal tickets in time.