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Ruth Weisberg

February 20 to March 17, 1985

Marsh Art Gallery


Over the post century, the formal issues in art have been re-examined and exalted. The next question is meaning. As critic and artist, Ruth Weisberg is uncompromising in her belief that the value of art is in its meaning. Through her images, a humanitarian speaks. In her strong compassionate voice, one hears the echos of Goya, Watteau, Velazquez and Munch- those who painted and drew to expose injustice and to understand the pathos of human existence.

Ruth Weisberg is a Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California. She is a contributing editor to Artweek, Vice President of the Women's Caucus for the Arts, and a past President of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society. Ms. Weisberg has been active nationally and regionally for artists' rights. She is on Advisory Board Member of L.A. Artist's Equity, Art Bank Jury, Santa Monica Arts Commission, and is a member of the College Art Association Board.

Weisberg's work has been collected by over two dozen museum and University collections including: Biblioteque Nationale, Paris; Art Institute of Chicago; Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco; Norwegian Notional Museum; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and Harvard University. Her work has been shown in over 35 solo exhibitions, and more than 150 group exhibitions in North America and Europe.

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University of Richmond Museums


Richmond, VA


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Ruth Weisberg