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Shahn, Ben 1898-1969

Overview
Works: 662 works in 1,183 publications in 6 languages and 27,138 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Fiction  Biography  Poetry  Illustrations  Legends  Humor  Music 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Artist, Costume designer, Set designer , Designer, Honoree, Editor, Creator, Engraver
Classifications: ND237.S465, 769.924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ben Shahn
The shape of content by Ben Shahn ( Book )
43 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ounce, dice, trice by Alastair Reid ( Book )
12 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member 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 cosse
Ben Shahn, photographer : an album from the thirties by Ben Shahn ( Book )
6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member 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 805 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member 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 )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
November twenty-six, nineteen hundred sixty-three : poem by Wendell Berry ( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member 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 )
24 editions published between 1954 and 1993 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love and joy about letters by Ben Shahn ( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member 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 )
9 editions published in 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Christmas story by Katherine Anne Porter ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inside Kasrilevke by Sholem Aleichem ( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Contains the stories Dos Naye Kasrilevke, Kasrilevke nisrofim, Kasrilevke Moshav Z'kenim, translated from the Yiddish by Isidore Goldstick."
Ben Shahn by James Thrall Soby ( Book )
12 editions published in 1947 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Haggadah for Passover by Jews ( Book )
8 editions published in 1965 in English and Hebrew and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ecclesiastes; or, the preacher ( Book )
5 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treasury of Yiddish stories by Irving Howe ( Book )
19 editions published between 1954 and 1990 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories, proverbs, and folk-tales, traditional and modern
The sorrows of Priapus by Edward Dahlberg ( Book )
7 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love sonnets by Louis Untermeyer ( Book )
6 editions published between 1964 and 1974 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of seventeen sonnets with a short introduction giving the history and form of a sonnet, and a brief paragraph about each poet
Kuboyama and the saga of the Lucky Dragon by Richard A Hudson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maximus of Tyre on the dispute about images by Maximus ( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ben Shahn
Šan, Binyamin 1898-1969
Shahn, Ben
Shahn, Ben 1898-1969
Shahn, Benjamin.
Shahn, Benjamin 1898-1969
Shan, Benjamin.
Shan, Benjamin 1898-1969
שאן, בנימין 1898-1969
שן, בנימין 1898-1969
シャーン, ベン
Languages
English (302)
Japanese (12)
Italian (12)
Hebrew (2)
German (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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