(1913 - 1992)
Reuben Kadish was active/lived in New Jersey, California, Illinois. Reuben Kadish is known for sculptor, printmaker, mural.
Printmaker, muralist, painter, sculptor. Born in Chicago, IL on Jan. 29, 1913. Kadish settled in Los Angeles in 1919 and studied at the Stickney School of Art and Otis Art Institute. He later taught at the Pacific Institute of Music & Fine Art and assisted muralist Siqueiros in Mexico and southern California. During the 1930s he was in San Francisco and head of the mural division for the Federal Art Project. During WWII Kadish was an art correspondent for Life magazine. After the war he bought a dairy farm in New Jersey and withdrew from the art world until the late 1950s. He then took up sculpture and taught at the Cooper Union in NYC. Kadish died in NYC on Sept. 20, 1992. Exh: SFAA, 1937-39; Rose Gallery (Hollywood), 1937 (solo). In: SFMA. Murals: LA Sanitarium Library (Duarte, CA); SF State College Science Bldg. lnvw; WWAA 1938-66; SF Chronicle, 3-10-1940 & 9-23-1992 (obit).
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