Bio

January 29, 1913 – Born in Chicago, IL
September 20, 1992 – Died in New York, NY,
Education
1930 Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA
1931 Stickney School of Art, Pasadena, CA
1932 Los Angeles School of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1938 Atelier 17, S.W. Hayter, San Francisco, CA
1944-45 Atelier 17, S.W. Hayter, San Francisco, CA
1950 Brooklyn Museum School, Brooklyn, NY
Solo Exhibitions
1937 Stanley Rose Gallery, Hollywood, California
1961 Poindexter Gallery, New York
1963 Graham Gallery, New York
1969 10 Downtown, New York
1972 Benson Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
1973 David Barnett Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
1974 Lawrence University, Appelton, WI
1976 Gallery 641, Washington, DC, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
1978 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Reuben Kadish – Survey: 1935 -1985, Guest Curator: Judd Tully. Artists’Choice Museum, New York, NY
1986 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, NY
1989 Grace Gallery, New York City Technical College, Brooklyn, NY
1989-90 Judy L. Magnes Museum, The Jewish Museum of the West, Berkeley, CA
1990 Reuben Kadish, Works from 1930 to the Present, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
1992 University Art Gallery, Staller Center for the Arts, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY
2004 Reuben Kadish Metamorphosis, Pollock Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY
2007 Reuben Kadish Holocaust Series – Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY
Selected Group Exhibitions
1937 57th Annual Art Exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art. San Francisco, CA
1944 Institute of Modern Art, Boston, MA
1958 Stable Gallery, New York, NY
1959 V Biennial, Museo de Arte, Sao Paulo, Brazil
1960 Aspects of American Sculpture, Stable Gallery, New York, NY; Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France; Pentagon Museum, Washington, DC; Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1961 Recent Painting and Sculpture (traveling exhibition), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; American Culture Show, Helsinki, Finland; Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL; Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; Rochester Memorial Art Museum, Rochester, NY; Boston Arts Museum, Boston, MA
1962 Riverside Museum, New York, NY
1965 Cooper Union Museum, New York, NY
1968 Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
1969 Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC
1971 Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York
1977 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York
1978 The Root Art Center at Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
1981 Hunterdon Art Center, Clinton, NY
1984 Objects from the Studio, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY
1986 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York
1986 The Brutal Figure:Visceral Images, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
1987 Eight New York Artists (traveling exhibition), Kenkeleba Gallery, Kenkeleba House Inc.,New York, NY; Bockley Gallery, New York, NY; The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1987-88 Ancient Inspirations: Six Figurative Sculptors (traveling exhibition), Alberta College of Art,Calgary, Canada; Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA; Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA; The City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, NC
1988 The New Sculpture Group – A Look Back: 1957-1962, The New York Studio School, New York, NY
1989 Made in New York: Encounters with Contemporary Sculpture, Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, Eighteen Jewish Americans, The Jewish Chapel at Westpoint, Westpoint, NY
2005 Surrealism USA – National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Selected Bibliography
1935 The Los Angeles Times, A Fresco in Mexico, February 10
Time, On a Mexican Wall, Philip Goldstein & Reuben Kadish, April 1
1936 Los Angeles Sanatorium Newsletter, New Mural Enhances Beauty of I.L.G.W.U, Reuben Kadish and Philip Goldstein, September
1937 Evening News, Lithographs at Stanley Rose Galleries, April 19
San Francisco News, The San Francisco State College Mural, June 26
1941 Stackpole, Ralph, Reuben Kadish, California Arts & Architecture April
1946 Dance, Lawrence,The Boston Herald, Regarding Art, January 20
Christian Science Monitor, Mexican & American Artists on Display, Boris Mirski Gallery, January 21
1961 Campbell, Lawrence, Art News, Reviews & Reviews: New Names This Month, January
The New York Times, Art: Abstract Sculpture, January 13
The New York Times, Gallery Guide, January 15
Smith, Lawrence, Arts, In the Galleries: Reuben Kadish, February
1962 Lithographs from the Tamarind Workshop
1963 Fuller, Mary, Artforum, Emblems of Sorrow – The W.P.A Art Projects in San Francisco, November
1971 Shapiro, David, Craft Horizons, Reuben Kadish, February
1972 The Milwaukee Journal, Kadish Displays His Women, December 24
1973 Taylor, John Lloyd, Craft Horizons, Exhibitions: Reuben Kadish, April
1976 Art/World, Reuben Kadish Show at Borgenicht Gallery, November 20
Kramer, Hilton, The New York Times, Art: Drawing from the American Past – Reuben Kadish,  November 26
Conrad III, Barnaby,Art/World, Reuben Kadish, November 26
Block, Jean Libman, Arts, Reuben Kadish, December
1977 Ruppel, Philip,The Spectator, One of the Best, October 21
Dickinson-brown, Roger, Syracuse Guide, The Visual Arts, January
1978 Tannenbaum, Judith, Arts, Sculpture in Grace Borgenicht Gallery, September
1983 Braff, Phyllis,The East Hampton Star, From the Studio, July
1985 Taubes, Timothy, Artists Choice Museum, Reuben Kadish Survey, February 22
1986 Tully, Judd, Artists’ Choice Museum, Reuben Kadish – A Chronicle in Terra Cotta and Bronze, November
Michael Brenson,The New York Times, Art in Review, February
G.H., ARTnews, Reuben Kadish, Artist’s Choice, Grace Borgenicht, April
1987 Tully, Judd, Kenkeleba Gallery, Eight New York Artists, March
1988 Tully, Judd, The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture, The New Sculpture Group – A Look Back:1957-1962, January
1989 Tully, Judd, Williams Center for the Arts, Made in New York: Encounters with Contemporary Sculpture, January
1990 New Jersey State Museum, Museum Offers Reuben Kadish Retrospective, January
Weld, Alison, New Jersey State Museum, Reuben Kadish, Solo Exhibition Catalog,January
Cherry, Herman, New Jersey State Museum, Notes, Solo Exhibition Catalog,March
Zimmer, William, The New York Times, A Lifetime of Social Concern, February 25
Cherry, Herman, Staller Center for the Arts, Notes, March
1992 Dore, Ashton, Staller Center for the Arts, Reuben Kadish: Man of Substance, March
The New York Times, First Painting; Now Sculpture, June 21
Wix, Elizabeth, Newsday, Unearthing the Treasures of Reuben Kadish, July 17
Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, Reuben Kadish, 79, A Sculptor Of Works Evoking the Ancient, September 22
1994 Adlow, Dorothy,Christian Science Monitor, Exhibition of Contemporary Prints, July 31
1998 Muchnic, Suzanne, The Los Angeles Times, The Shock of the Old, June 7
2004 Guzmán, María Esther, Miercoles, Rescatan ‘La inquisición, May 12
2004 Harrison, Helen, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Helen A. Introduction: Reuben Kadish, August
Tully, Judd, Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Reuben Kadish: Metamorphosis, August
Budick, Ariella, Newsday, Studies of the Grotesque both Primal and Sensual, September
Genocchio, Benjamin, The New York Times, What He Learned in the War, September 19
2005 Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, Filling In the Many Gaps in American Surrealism, March 31
2006 Wilson, Kristin, Herald Mail, Abstract Expressionist Comes to Washington County Museum, February 2
2007 Landau, Ellen G., Smithsonian, Double Consciousness in Mexico: How Philip Guston and Reuben Kadish Painted a Morelian Mural, May
Conor, Jill, The Brooklyn Rail, Reuben Kadish’s Holocaust Sculptures, June
2009 Tully, Judd, Kresge Museum of Art Bulletin, Reuben Kadish: A Personal Portrait in Three Dimensions, January
2010 Conor, Jill, The Brooklyn Rail, Tracks: Reuben Kadish, The Anti-Hero of American Modern Art, December 7th
Collections
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution – Washington, DC
Ball State University Art Gallery – Muncie, IN
Currier Gallery of Art – Manchester, NH
Dillard University – New Orleans, LA
Harvard University – Cambridge, MA
Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI
Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art – New York, NY
New York Public Library – New York, NY
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art – Logan, UT
Pentagon Museum – Arlington, Virginia
San Francisco Museum of Art – San Francisco, CA
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame – South Bend, IN
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York, NY
Worcester Art Museum – Worcester, MA