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Published in [Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Fogg Art Museum -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Exhibition] October 29-December 14, 1969, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.
ContributionsPratt, Davis.
LC ClassificationsTR647.S5 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination[12] p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19638031M

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My copy is a landscape paperback (but I think it was also published as a hardback) with screen duotones and I think the photo selection is better than a similar book: Ben Shahn, Photographer: An Album from the Thirties with eighty-two black and by: 2. The paintings run from to (he died in ) and I think the book provides an excellent overview of Shahn's work. It's comparable with Kenneth Prescott's 'Complete graphic works of Ben Shahn' but as the title implies it features graphics rather than paintings or photography.5/5(9). The Photographs of Ben Shahn book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Part of a completely new photography series, featuring /5(4). As the title says, this is a selection of photographs of Ben Shahn. So in some ways, it feels a bit awkward to me, typing a review of a book with less than a dozen pages of text. That being said, as a history buff, and indeed as a human being, I was spellbound by many of these pictures/5.

Ben Shahn, Photographer; An Album from the Thirties by Ben Shahn it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published Ben Shahn immigrated to the United States as a child and was apprenticed to a lithographer after finishing elementary school. In the s, he studied at New York University and City College, and very briefly at the National Academy of Design. Shahn's first major success came with the exhibition of his series The Passion of Sacco and : Ben Shahn photographer Waiting for relief commodities, Urbana, Ohio Wife and child of destitute Ozark Mountains family, Arkansas Waiting outside relief station, Urbana, Ohio A and P store in Somerset, Ohio Daughters of Mr. Thaxton, near Mechanicsburg, Ohio Two boys standing in front of candy store window, street scene.   Ben Shahn, renowned painter, muralist, and graphic artist, was also a talented photographer who made documentary street photographs in New York City in the early s. This book is the first to focus on his compelling New York images, showing how he used a camera to comment on many social issues of his day.

Photographer: Ben Shahn. Pulaski County, Arkansas, October Resettlement Administration, Lot Ben Shahn made two important contributions to the newly formed Historical Section in First, of course, were the photographs he himself added to the agency's file.   Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist. While most of the photographers hired by the FSA were photo-focused, Shahn’s background was as a painter and lithographer. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shahn, Ben, Ben Shahn, photographer; an album from the thirties. Ben Shahn The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti Miners' Wives Romare Bearden, Factory Workers Edward Hopper, Nighthawks Norman Rockwell, Rosie the Riveter Sculpture Alexander Calder, Mobile Photography Walker Evans, Subway Passengers, New York City Ansel Adams: Visualizing a Photograph Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother Postwar American art Browse.