Harry S. Mintz—Untitled (abstraction)
Harry S. Mintz (1904–2002) was a Polish-American painter active in Chicago and Los Angeles.who was born in Ostrowiec, Poland. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 1927 with a Master of Fine Arts degree. After a fellowship in Brazil, he immigrated to the United States in 1934, where he spent the majority of his professional years painting in the Chicago and Los Angeles areas. During World War II, he had lost his mother, father, and sisters in the Holocaust.
Mintz was a visiting professor at Washington University in St. Louis in 1954–1955 and professor of painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) from 1956–1969 before he retiring from teaching to dedicate his time exclusively to painting. Mintz also taught at many Chicago area arts institutions, including the Evanston Art Center and the North Shore Art League.
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Harry S. Mintz
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