Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1992 Apr. 15
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette.
Transcript: 40 p.
An interview of Reuben Kadish conducted 1992 Apr. 15, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Kadish discusses designing murals for the WPA in the 1930s; working as an artist in the South Pacific for the U.S. Army during World War II; the N.Y. art scene in the 1940s; and his views on government support of the arts and on art censorship. He recalls Jackson Pollock.
Place of publication, production, or execution: United States
Access Note / Rights: Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Reuben Kadish, 1992 Apr. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms: Transcript available on line
Funding: Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note: Reuben Kadish (1913-1992) was a painter, sculptor, and mural painter from New York, N.Y.
Provenance: These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
interviewee: Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992
interviewer: Polcari, Stephen
Subject: Pollock, Jackson
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)12170
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216469
Record number: AAA_collcode_kadish92