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Ruth Abrams papers, 1934-1983

Abrams, Ruth, 1912-1986

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

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, writings and notes, personal business records, printed material, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ruth Abrams (1912-1986) was a painter in New York, NY. She was the art director at the Research Association of The New School from 1965 to 1966, and a lecturer at Parsons School of Design. Abrams is best known for her abstract style and outer-space paintings as well as a 1970s art film entitled, Paradox of the Big .

Provenance

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