The Life and Influence of Leo Castelli
Friday, August 13, 2010
Annie Cohen-Solal recounts the incredibly influential and astonishing life of Leo Castelli, who reigned for decades as America’s most influential art dealer. He was the first to exhibit the then-unknown Jasper Johns, and emerged as a tastemaker, becoming a champion of 20th-century masters like Rauschenberg, Lichtenstein, Warhol, and Twombly. In Leo and His Circle: The Life of Leo Castelli she gives an account of his life, his gallery, and the ways he changed the art world.