Ben Shahn as photographer

October 29-December 14, 1969, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.
  • 15 Pages
  • 4.56 MB
  • English
Fogg Art Museum] , [Cambridge, Mass
Shahn, Ben, -- 1898-1969 -- Exhibit
ContributionsPratt, Davis., Fogg Art Museum.
LC ClassificationsTR647.S5 S5
The Physical Object
Pagination[15] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22953189M

Edited with an introduction by Margaret R. Weiss. 82 black and white photographs. 8vo pp. 76 n.n. Rilegato tela, sovracoperta (cloth, dust jacket) Sovracoperta leggermente sciupata ai margini con piccoli strappi riparati (Some chipping and nicks around top and bottom of dust jacket) Molto Buono (Very Good) Ben Shahn, Photographer is the first book devoted exclusively to Shahn's photographs.4/5(1).

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Part of a completely new photography series, featuring /5(4). Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shahn, Ben, Ben Shahn as photographer. [Cambridge, Mass., ]. Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist and member of the Social Realist movement.

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Giles Reproduces Ben Shahn's art work in color and black & white, and other illustrations, including examples of oriental calligraphy; drawings, etc. Section of notes on some of the illustrations, including book illustrations, Biblical material and posters created by Ben Shahn, many using both Hebrew and English language lettering.

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 : Chapter 1 | Documenting America: Table of Contents Cotton Pickers 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.

The portion dating from is small--less than 2 percent. Shahn was born in Kaunas, Lithuania, then part of the Russian Empire, to Jewish parents Joshua Hessel and Gittel (Lieberman) Shahn. His father was exiled to Siberia for possible revolutionary activities inat which point Shahn, his mother, and two younger siblings moved to Vilkomir (Ukmergė).

The Photographs of Ben Shahn quantity. Add to basket. Share. Specification. Paperback. ISBN: Each volume in the Fields of Vision series features an introduction to the work of a single FSA/OWI photographer by a leading contemporary author or writer, and presents 50 striking images that show how the particular vision of.

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. New York, Da Capo Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Ben Shahn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ben Shahn; Margaret R Weiss.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shahn, Ben, Ben Shahn, photographer; an album from the thirties.

Ben Shahn () was a painter and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J. Provenance This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the.

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Ben Shahn. likes. Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views. Ben Shahn, American painter and graphic artist whose work, displaying a combination of realism and abstraction, addressed various social and political causes.

Shahn immigrated with his family to New York City in In –17 he worked as a lithographer’s apprentice while attending high school. - Explore Girlcricket's board "Shah, Ben", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ben shahn, American artists and Illustration pins. Shahn and his second family with artist Bernarda Bryson would make Homesteads their home.

Often Shahn created work to protest social injustice, such as the infamous trial and execution of Sacco and Vanzetti. During the s and the FDR era, Shahn worked as a photographer and graphic artist for the federal government's Resettlement Administration.

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: photographer' (ISBN )/5(8).

Ben Shahn, a painter, graphic artist, photographer and educator, lived from to His work is eclectic, including painting, mosaics, printmaking and photography. While he also produced commercial work, political posters and lettering, his primary concerns were social justice, religion and philosophy.

Named one of the “World’s Ten Best Artists” by then-popular Look magazine in and renowned for his anguished, searingly bold imagery, artist and activist Ben Shahn protested against social injustice and honored ordinary people in lithographs, paintings, photographs, and public murals.

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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.

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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. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Ben Shahn, The shape of content, Ben Shahn as photographer, Alphabet of Creation, Love and joy about letters, A Treasury of Yiddish stories, Ben Shahn exhibition, The Shape of Content (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) Written works: The Shape of Content, Ecclesiastes, or, The Preacher, Alphabet of Creation.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. Accompanies a traveling exhibition Feb. .Ben Shahn () was a painter, printmaker, and photographer who worked primarily in Brooklyn, N.Y. and New Jersey. Shahn immigrated from Lithuania to the United States in He apprenticed as a lithographer,and studied at the National Academy of Design from to