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Ben Shahn, 1898 - 1969/ Artist & advocate for social justice

15 days ago   |   By Chez Namaste Nancy

Ben Shahn, 1898 - 1969, A Lithographer, painter, Muralist, photographer, graphic artist, & an advocate for social justice.
Ben Shahn, "Men are men before they are lawyers or physicians or , 1955, brush and ink on paper mounted on paperboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.264
Picture a secular Jewish socialist on fire for justice for the poor, the working class, and the immigrant.
The man in question was Ben Shahn, the 20th-century American painter, muralist, photographer and graphic artist and a leader of the social realism art...
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