William Baziotes (1912-1963) : the formation of a subjectively based imagery / by Melinda Anne Lorenz

Collection ID:
Lorenz, Melinda A.
Physical Description:
132 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photocopy of thesis (M.A.)--University of Maryland, College Park, 1972. Thesis is a study of "major themes and images in William Baziotes' paintings during the late 1930's and 1940's..."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian. Born in Evanston, Ill. B.A., Univ. of Maryland, 1968. Taught Art History at Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, Va. M.A., Univ. of Maryland, 1972. Ph.D., Univ. of Calif., 1981. Baziotes was an abstract painter whose work was noted for its mysterious expressions. Studied under Leon Kroll at the National Academy of Design in New York.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5048 (fr. 208-355) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mrs. Ethel Baziotes, who received it from Lorenz upon its completion, 1972. Photocopy discarded after microfilming.

Other Title
Other Title
Melinda A. Lorenz papers.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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