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Mia Rosenthal reviewed by Todd Keyser in Title Magazine

"Appropriating the likes of Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, and John Frederick Kensett is not unlike the work of earlier postmodern artists; Sherrie Levin and Richard Pettibone both straightforwardly depict the work of their modernist predecessors. But Rosenthal’s work is much more playful and even quirky, not clinical or cool as these artists’ works can be. Stylistically, her drawings are not naturalistic so much as pop, and when standing back from each work, the small iconic images converge to form something quite different than the landscape paintings of Thomas Cole. Rosenthal’s contrasting color flickers to great effect and reminds us of Marcel Duchamp’s favorite post-impressionist painter George Seurat."