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Ben Shahn's American scene : photographs, 1938

Author: John Raeburn
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2010.
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The paintings, murals, and graphics of Ben Shahn (1898-1969) have made him one of the most heralded American artists of the twentieth century. This book presents one hundred photographs from his most  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Raeburn, John.
Ben Shahn's American scene.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010
(OCoLC)758467149
Named Person: Ben Shahn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Raeburn
ISBN: 9780252035302 0252035305 9780252077159 0252077156
OCLC Number: 460058102
Description: 190 p. : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm.
Contents: "The American institution SMALL TOWN" --
Photographing Ohio --
The two sides of the tracks --
Seeing Main Street --
Sidewalks --
Public and religious institutions --
Modernity and tradition --
The visible and invisible Poor --
"We cater to Whites Only" --
Shahn's negative capability.
Other Titles: American scene
Responsibility: John Raeburn.

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"With clarity and grace, John Raeburn analyzes Shahn's lesser-known work as a photographer and adds an important dimension to our understanding of 1930s photography and culture." Miles Orvell, author Read more...

 
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