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Ruth Abrams papers, 1934-1983

Abrams, Ruth, 1912-1986


Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear feet

Summary: The papers of New York based artist and educator Ruth Abrams measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1934 to 1984. The collection includes correspondence with colleagues and business associates; writings and notes related to Abrams' 1970's film "Paradox of the Big" and writings by others; personal business records; exhibition announcements, news clippings, and other printed materials; and photographs. Photographs depict Abrams in her studio and with colleagues and students, exhibition openings, including four photographs of Ilya Bolotowsky attending her 1977 exhibition, and photographs of artwork.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ruth Abrams (1912-1986) was a painter in New York, New York.


The Ruth Abrams papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Ruth Abrams between 1981-1983.