he concentrates on the picture trade in New York, providing a valuable snapshot of the subject. (TLS 02/11/2001
in his treatment of dealers such as Sidney Janis, Grace Borgenicht, Elizabeth Ward of Stable Gallery and Leo Castelli, Godlstein's writing is at its most perceptive, rich in personal observations. (TLS 02/11/2001
To survey the history of art dealing in America through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is a daunting challenge, but one that Malcolm Goldstein tackles with zeal, providing an informative yet entertaining overview of the subject. (TLS 02/11/2001
the author's light touch makes an evening with the book a distinct pleasure (Allan Frumkin, The Art Book, Vol 8, Issue 3
About the Author
is Professor Emeritus of English, the City University of New York.