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Ben Shahn

 (1898 - 1969)
Ben Shahn was active/lived in New York.  Ben Shahn is known for social-realist painting, illustration, lithography, photography.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Ben Shahn


Birth / Death:  1898 Kovno, Lithuania - 1969 New York City

Methods for Ben Shahn

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator
Magazine/Periodical Illustration or Cartoons
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Photography
Poster Art, Poster Design

Media for Ben Shahn

Fresco
Ink
Lithography, Lithograph
Stained Glass Design

Styles for Ben Shahn

Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

Subjects for Ben Shahn

American Scene
Animals, Mammals
Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
Birds, Ornithology
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
Portraits
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
Social Realism
Still Life

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Ben Shahn

Israel
Provincetown, Massachusetts
West Virginia Before 1920

Art Association for Ben Shahn

Salons of America
Society of Illustrators-

Schools for Ben Shahn

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 for Ben Shahn

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

Collections for Ben Shahn

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

Added Description for Ben Shahn

Farm Security Administration Photographer
Genre Specialty
Illustration Specialty
Mural Specialty
Printmaking Specialty
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century  for Ben Shahn

Edith Halpert Downtown Gallery, New York

Exhibition of Art Association for Ben Shahn

Salons of America-
Society of Illustrators

Exhibition of Museum for Ben Shahn

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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