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 Ben Shahn  (1898 - 1969)

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Lived/Active: New York      Known for: social-realist painting, illustration, lithography, photography

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Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1898 (Kovno, Lithuania)
- 1969 (New York City)
New York social-realist painting, illustration, lithography, photography
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Magazine Illustration and/or Cartoons
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Photography
* Poster Art, Poster Design
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design

  
Media
* Casein
* Charcoal
* Colored Pencil
* Crayon
* Fresco
* Gold
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Ivory
* Lithography, Lithograph
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Stained Glass Design
* Tempera
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Expressionist, Expressionism
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* Realist, Realism, Representational, Naturalist
* Surrealism, Surrealist

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* American Scene
* Animals, Mammals
* Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
* Birds, Ornithology
* Botanics
* Cityscape, City Views, City Scenes
* Coastal, Shoreline Views
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Genre, Human Activity
* History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
* Landscape
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
* Self-Portrait
* Social Realism
* Still Life
* Townscape, Village Scene

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Israel
* Provincetown, Massachusetts
* West Virginia Before 1920

  
Art Association
* Salons of America
* Society of Illustrators-

  
Schools
* Academy de la Grand Chaumiere, Student
* Art Students League of New York, Student
* Brooklyn Museum Art School, Institute, Teacher
* National Academy of Design School, Student
* Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Teacher

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Bakkom Photo Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota (1)
* Edith and Milton Lowenthal
* Sara Roby Foundation
* Susan & Herbert Adler Collection

  
Added Description
* Farm Security Administration Photographer
* Genre Specialty
* Illustration Specialty
* Mural Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty
* PWA, WPA, Public Works Project Participant

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Edith Halpert Downtown Gallery, New York

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Salons of America-
* Society of Illustrators

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
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