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Ben Shahn

Kenneth W. Prescott

Ben Shahn

a retrospective 1898-1969 : the Jewish Museum, New York, October 20, 1976 through January 2, 1977.

by Kenneth W. Prescott

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Published by Jewish Museum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shahn, Ben, -- 1898-1969.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJewish Museum (New York, N.Y.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20365119M


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While most of the photographers hired by the FSA were photo-focused, Shahn’s background was as a painter and lithographer. During the Great Depression, Shahn was commissioned by the WPA to create murals and worked with the RA to design posters and pamphlets, but he was also hired as a part-time.

Ben Shahn's use of his art to counter social and political injustices came to exemplify Social Realism and socially conscious art.

His works narrate the plight and struggles of many living in the 20 th century while simultaneously providing the foundation for future generations of politically committed and figurative artists such as Leon Golub.Disbound.

Condition: Very Good Plus. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Shahn (illustrator). This is the increasingly scarce page reverse-pagenated hardcover edition with cusotm-sized clear mylar dustjacket.

According to Rabbinesque Ben Shahn, "The making of this book has proceeded much more in the manner of a painting perhaps, than a proper book.Ben Shahn (Penguin Modern Painters) Soby, James Thrall Price:US $ Quantity:1 Publisher: Museum of Modern Art and Penguin Books Condition:Used: Good Binding: Paperback Dust Jacket (if applicable): Date: ISBN: (if applicable): Unmarked text.

Spot on cover. Includes errata insert. 32 plates, 14 in Rating: % positive.