Oral history interview with Edwin Ruda

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ruda88
Creators:
Ruda, Edwin
Chisolm, Michael
Dates:
1988 January 26
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
151 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Edwin Ruda conducted 1988 January 26, by Michael Chisolm, for the Archives of American Art. Ruda speaks of his education; his life in Mexico; his time as a G.I.; The Club; the Park Place Gallery; the Paula Cooper Gallery; phases of his work. He recalls Sidney Geist, Mark Di Suvero, Willem De Kooning, Milton Resnick and Forrest Myers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Edwin Ruda (1922- ) is a painter from New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 42 min.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Di Suvero, Mark, 1933- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Geist, Sidney Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Myers, Forrest Warden, 1941- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Resnick, Milton, 1917-2004 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Club (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Park Place Gallery Art Research, Inc. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paula Cooper Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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