Entries tagged with "Santa Monica, CA, USA"

UCLA art history professor, 1956-1975; founding director of Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; Americanist. Bloch was the son of Leonard Bloch and Rose von Auspitz (Bloch). He graduated from New York University with a B.F.A., intent on becoming an artist, in 1939. After a short stint at Harvard University for graduate study in 1940, he returned to NYU and the Institute of Fine Arts, where his A.M. was granted in 1942.

Franz Wickhoff student, Director of the Gemäldegalerie, Vienna, 1916-31, fled Nazis 1938 to London, later settled in California. Ludwig Burchard edited his collected writings. Like many Gründerzeit art historians, Glück lionized Wilhelm Bode as the "great man" of art history.

Architectural critic and historian. McCoy graduated from the University of Michigan, working as a freelance editor in New York. She joined the the city's avant-garde literary circles working as a research assistant for the writerTheodore Dreiser (1871-1945). She moved to Paris, living there until the Depression forced her return. She settled in Key West, Florida, where she wrote short stories and a novel. In 1932 she moved to Santa Monica, CA, where she remained the rest of her life. She married Berkeley Tobey (d. 1962) in 1940.