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Shahn, Ben 1898-1969

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Works: 685 works in 1,209 publications in 5 languages and 27,549 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Poetry  History  Juvenile works  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Editor, Costume designer, Designer, Set designer, Artist, Creator, Other, Honoree, Engraver
Classifications: ND237.S465, 759.13
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Publications by Ben Shahn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ben Shahn
The shape of content by Ben Shahn( Book )
45 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Ben Shahn by John D Morse( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 879 libraries worldwide
Ounce, dice, trice by Alastair Reid( Book )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 libraries worldwide
A collection of old and new words, including those to be said in singing moods, words for times of day, and rude names for nitwits. Defines such words as gongoozler, tantony, and oosse
Ben Shahn, photographer : an album from the thirties by Ben Shahn( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Common man, mythic vision : the paintings of Ben Shahn by Susan Chevlowe( Book )
7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) has long been renowned for his Social Realist paintings of Depression-era America. Equally striking, however, are Shahn's extraordinary later works, which reveal a more introspective style as well as the evolution of a new allegorical and mythical pictorial language. This book combines beautiful reproductions of Shahn's art with essays by leading experts on his life and career to present a survey of his powerful and engaging mature style. The volume is published in conjunction with a major traveling exhibition organized by The Jewish Museum, New York, to commemorate the centenary of Shahn's birth
Ben Shahn : an artist's life by Howard Greenfeld( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
During World War II, he produced some of the most striking end effective propaganda posters, before returning again to painting, always choosing subjects that touched a nerve and were just as often politically powerful. Shahn also entered the world of advertising, but completely on his own terms, and was respected for it. His life was always involved directly with his times, and he was a member of the intellectual community throughout his career, as well as a courageous political activist. His unique, unforgettable work won him shows in museums all over America, including the Museum of Modern Art. Ben Shahn is the first complete life of the artist, and it is illustrated throughout with his photographs, pictures, and paintings
The complete graphic works of Ben Shahn by Kenneth Wade Prescott( Book )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
November twenty-six, nineteen hundred sixty-three : poem by Wendell Berry( Book )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Poem on the death of President Kennedy, lettered and illustrated by Ben Shahn
The alphabet of creation : an ancient legend from the Zohar by Ben Shahn( Book )
18 editions published between 1954 and 1998 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
A boy of Old Prague by Sulamith Ish-Kishor( Book )
12 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Ignorant, superstitious, devout, and fearful, the peasant boy Tomaś is sent to be a bond servant to a Jewish family living in 16th century Prague. Slowly Tomaś learns to overcome his prejudices, only to be confronted by grim reality when mass hatred is directed against the Jewish community
Love and joy about letters by Ben Shahn( Book )
12 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Personal statement of an artist's love for his work, including his mastering of lettering. Many illustrations
Ben Shahn by Frances K Pohl( Book )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 456 libraries worldwide
A Christmas story by Katherine Anne Porter( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in German and English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
A treasury of Yiddish stories by Irving Howe( Book )
18 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
Short stories, proverbs, and folk-tales, traditional and modern
Haggadah for Passover by Jews( Book )
7 editions published in 1965 in English and Hebrew and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Inside Kasrilevke by Sholem Aleichem( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Ben Shahn by James Thrall Soby( Book )
7 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
Forty acres and steel mules by H. C Nixon( Book )
2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Ecclesiastes; or, the preacher by Ben Shahn( Book )
7 editions published between 1957 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 libraries worldwide
The sorrows of Priapus by Edward Dahlberg( Book )
7 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Shahn
Ben Shahn americký fotograf a umělec
Ben Shahn Amerikaans kunstschilder
Ben Shahn amerikansk fotograf
Ben Shahn pittore e fotografo statunitense
Ben Shahn US-amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker
Šan, Binyamin 1898-1969
Shahn, Ben
Shahn, Ben 1898-1969
Shahn, Benjamin.
Shahn, Benjamin 1898-1969
Shan, Benjamin.
Shan, Benjamin 1898-1969
Шан, Бен американский художник и фотограф
בן שאן אמן אמריקאי
שאן, בנימין 1898-1969
שן, בנימין 1898-1969
بن شان عکاس آمریکایی
벤 샨
シャーン, ベン
ベン・シャーン
Languages
English (277)
Japanese (19)
Italian (7)
German (5)
Hebrew (1)
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