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Collection Creator:
Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992  Search this
2 Linear feet (Boxes 7-10)
Archival materials
1913-1992, undated
Scope and Contents note:
This series includes eight photographs donated to the Archives of American Art by Kadish in 1984 dating from 1934-1965. One photograph is of Kadish, Philip Guston (whose name was changed from Philip Goldstein in 1935), Jules Langsner, and Alfaro Siqueiros working on a mural in Morelia, Mexico. Another photograph shows Kadish and Guston posed with their mural for the Library of the City of Hope, Duarte, California. Other photographs are of friends including Mrs. Fletcher Martin, and of the wedding of Kadish's son, Dan, to Guston's daughter, Musa. Other photographs included in the collection are of Kadish, his family, friends, and colleagues. Photographs of Kadish with friends and colleagues include Jules Langsner, David Alfaro Siqueiros, nine photographs of Philip Guston, two photographs of Jackson Pollock, and three photographs of Willem De Kooning. There are also photographs of Kadish's studio, farm, gallery installations, and artwork, including several WPA murals. Miscellaneous photographs of Kadish with family include one photograph with Leonard Stark. Family wedding photographs include four photographs of Philip Guston. Travel photographs include views of Siam, India, ancient stone monuments in Great Britain, and Barbara Hepworth's studio in Cornwall. Photographs of miscellaneous murals by Kadish include a photograph of a mural destroyed by Los Angeles police raid by "Red" Hynes, and two photographs of a mural, possibly by Luis Arenal. Forty-four transparencies of miscellaneous sculpture by Kadish, 1976-1992, have not been microfilmed. See also sol 10 for photographs of Kadish and his family, friends, and studio.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment. Microfilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Reuben Kadish papers, 1851-1995, bulk 1913-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
AAA.kadireub, Series 9
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art