Charles M. Kurtz
|Charles M. Kurtz|
Portrait of Kurtz by Joaquín Sorolla, 1909
|Died||March 21, 1909 (aged 54)|
|Education||Washington & Jefferson College|
|Occupation||Curator, Art Critic, Writer|
Charles M. Kurtz (1853 – 21 March 1909) was a prominent art critic, writer, and museum curator.
In 1891, he was appointed as one of Halsey Ives's assistants in the Fine Arts Department of the World's Columbian Exposition, where he introduced American art audiences to Glasgow School, the Danish School, Mihály Munkácsy, Joaquim Sorolla. He also worked as the Assistant Director of Fine Arts for the United States for the Paris Exposition of 1900. He was the art director for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904.
He died on March 21, 1909.
- "Washington & Jefferson College 1865-". U. Grant Miller Library Digital Archives. Washington & Jefferson College. Archived from the original on 2009-05-02.
- "Charles M. Kurtz.". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. 1909-03-22. Archived from the original on 1909-03-22.
- Pancza-Graham, Arleen (1996). "A Finding Aid to the Charles M. Kurtz Papers, 1843-1990, bulk 1884-1909, in the Archives of American Art" (PDF). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Media related to Charles M. Kurtz at Wikimedia Commons
Finding aid for Charles Kurtz archive at the Getty Research Institute
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