Reuben Kadish: Classic and Surreal – with Skip Kadish

Skip Kadish will present on the life and work of his uncle Reuben Kadish, the artist behind the WPA commissioned fresco A Dissertation on Alchemy (1937), which survives today on the second floor landing of the Haight Street Art Center. Reuben Kadish (1913–1992) was a young artist living in Los Angeles in the turbulent 1930’s. He rode the wave of left wing politics while studying classical art and surrealist firebrands. He championed the underdog and spiced it with a wry…

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