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Ben Shahn

an artist"s life

by Howard Greenfeld

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969,
    • Artists -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-345) and index.

      StatementHoward Greenfeld.
      ContributionsShahn, Ben, 1898-1969.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6537.S5 G74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination366 p. :
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL698999M
      ISBN 100679419322
      LC Control Number97046748

      About this Item: Pantheon Books, Condition: Good. Shahn, Ben (illustrator). A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and. Ben Shahn is the author of The Shape of Content ( avg rating, ratings, 26 reviews, published ), Alphabet of Creation ( avg rating, 25 rat /5.

      Resources of America. Resources of America () is a commissioned mural Ben Shahn completed for the Bronx Central Post Office in New York City. His companion Bernarda Bryson served as his assistant on the project. The New Deal Program's Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture, whose purpose was to oversee the commission of the best art possible for new federal buildings, selected Shahn. American painter Ben Shahn sets down his personal views of the relationship of the artist -- painter, writer, composer -- to his material, his craft, and his society. He talks of the creation of the work of art, the importance of the community, the problem of communication, and the critical theories governing the artist and his audience.

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BEN SHAHN is a page book (10 1/2 inches by 12 inches) printed on high-quality glossy paper. The book contains narratives, most written by Frances Pohl.5/5(9).

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Looking for books by Ben Shahn. See all books authored by Ben Shahn, including The Shape of Content (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures), and For the Sake of a Single Verse : From the Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, and more on “[Shahn] sets forth his views on both the practice and the purposes of art with a clarity, cogency, and incisiveness that any professional writer might envy, and he manages to interweave with this a good deal of interesting material about his own development as an artist, as well as a running summary of his opinions on contemporary painting in general the book is highly controversial also highly Cited by: You searched for: ben shahn book.

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Let’s get started. Summary of Ben Shahn Ben Shahn's desire to create narrative art that focuses on social and political justice have come to exemplify Social Realism and the art of social consciousness.

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The Ben Shahn Estate Collection was donated to the library by Jonathan and Jean Shahn. There were a number of conservation issues to be addressed in processing this collection. Many prints, drawings and mark-ups are on heavily foxed paper, with substantial mold smell. Shahn's photography, closely tied into his paintings and murals, is covered in three books: 'Ben Shahn's New York' (ISBN ) and his work for the FSA is featured in `The photographic eye of Ben Shahn' (ISBN ) and `Ben Shahn /5(4).

Bernarda Bryson Shahn (March 7, – Decem ) was an American painter and lithographer. She also wrote and illustrated children's books including The Zoo of Zeus and Gilgamesh. The renowned artist Ben Shahn was her "life companion" and they Born: Bernarda Bryson, March 7,Athens, Ohio.

This book is insightful and informative on how to find spirit through art, how an art education should be managed and Shahn's personal history as an artist/5(27).

Shahn, Ben (Artist & Illustrator; ). Published by Printed at The Spiral Press and published by Pantheon, New York. Number of copies (of a toal of ), signed by Ben Shahn. 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 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(9).

Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as The Shape of Content.Illustrated by Ben Shahn. Dover () unabridged republication of the edition published by Pantheon, New York, 96 pages.

/8 x /2 inches, 22 cm. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller From Hallelujah, book of 24 lithographs published by Kennedy Graphics, New-York, These are recognized as Shahn's last body of work. PrescottLithograph in black and yellow.