Daniel Rothbart (USA) is a multi-disciplinary artist and writer. His work explores the relationship between nature, urban postmodern identity and metaphysics. Rothbart holds a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. In addition to Seeing Naples, he is the author of Jewish Metaphysics as Generative Principle in American Art (1994) and The Story of the Phoenix (1999). His studio practice is the subject of Daniel Rothbart: Works 1988-2009 (2010) by Enrico Pedrini, which includes essays by John Perreault and Varda Genossar. Recent projects include OPEN15 in Venice, curated by Paolo de Grandis and Everything Flows, Nothing Stands Still (For Enrico Pedrini) curated by Wolfgang Becker in Aachen. Rothbart’s studio work can be found in public and private collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.