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Melinda Wortz papers, 1960-1990

Creator:
Wortz, Melinda, 1940-1990
Subject:
Pasadena Art Museum
University of California, Irvine.Fine Arts Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
28.0 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Student notes and writings, reviews, exhibition announcements and invitations, and records kept while director of the University of California at Irvine Gallery.
Citation:
Melinda Wortz papers, 1960-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historian, art critic; Los Angeles, Calif. Born 1940. Director of University of California at Irvine Fine Arts Gallery; Los Angeles, Calif. Wortz wrote about Los Angeles art activity of the late 1960s to 90s for national art periodicals and the California-published newspaper "ARTWEEK." She was closely involed with the Pasadena Art Museum before it became the Norton Simon Museum of Art. Her special area of interest was contemporary art, especially the California "light and space" artists. Dr. Wortz's career as a critic ended with the onset of Alzheimers disease at age 50.
Provenance:
Donated by Edward C. Wortz, husband of Melinda Wortz, 1994.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics
Art galleries, University and college
Art historians
Art, American
Art, Modern
Gallery directors
Women art historians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6475
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215662
AAA_collcode_wortmeli
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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