Harry Kurtzworth: oil on canvas of a refreshing mountain lake and surroundings. Captures the wistful golden light of a California afternoon. 29 x 23 framed, art is 25 x 19.
Price on request.
Painter, pastelist, designer, craftsman, art critic. Born in Detroit, Ml on Aug. 12, 1887.
Kurtzworth graduated from Columbia University and studied at the Detroit Academy of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania School of Industrial Art, and Kansas City Art Institute. After moving to Los Angeles in 1930, he was the author of several books on industrial design and art director of the LACMA (1930-32), Los Angeles Art Ass’n (1932-37),
and Woodbury College of Los Angeles (1946-53). He was a popular art critic, lecturer, and judge of art shows until his death in Los Angeles on Aug. 20, 1979.
Member: Calif. Art Club.
Exh: Western Painters (LA), 1923-24; Painters & Sculptors of LA, LACMA, 1931-32; Gardena (CA) High School, 1
Source: Edan Hughes, “Artists in California, 1786-1940”
SCA; AAW; AAA 1915-33; WWAA 1936-62; FId; LA Times, 5-3-1931