Robert Henri and the 1915 San Diego Exposition
By Jean Stern
About the author:
At the time of writing of this essay in 1975, Jean Stern was a doctoral candidate at the University of California at Los Angeles with a major in American art and a minor in pre-Hispanic art of Mexico. He was born in Casablanca, Morocco, in 1946. He came to the United States in 1955 and became a naturalized citizen in 1962. He received his undergraduate degree from California State University as Northridge, 1968, and M.A. from California State University at San Diego, 1972. His thesis topic was "Pre-Hispanic Art of West Mexico," He subsequently served as a consultant to the Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego and The Jules Berman Pre-Hispanic Art Collection, was later director of the Petersen Galleries in Beverly Hills, CA and is presently Executive Director of the Irvine Museum in Irvine, CA.
Resource Library editor's note:
This essay was previously published in American Art Review, September-October 1975 (Volume II, Number 5) 108-117
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