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Linden, Diana L.

Overview
Works: 14 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 1,453 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Art 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: ND237.S465, 759.13
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Diana L Linden
Common man, mythic vision : the paintings of Ben Shahn by Susan Chevlowe( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 803 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
The social and the real : political art of the 1930s in the western hemisphere( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1930s, American artists, such as Ben Shahn, developed a mode of representation generally known as Social Realism. Presenting an assessment of Social Realism, this book contends that the radical, 'realistic' art of the Americas during the 1930s was shaped as much by hemispheric exchange as by emulation of the European avant-garde
Ben Shahn's New Deal murals : Jewish identity in the American scene by Diana L Linden( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lithuanian-born artist Ben Shahn learned fresco painting as an assistant to Diego Rivera in the 1930s and created his own visually powerful, technically sophisticated, and stylistically innovative artworks as part of the New Deal Arts Project's national mural program. In Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals: Jewish Identity in the American Scene author Diana L. Linden demonstrates that Shahn mined his Jewish heritage and left-leaning politics for his style and subject matter, offering insight into his murals' creation and their sometimes complicated reception by officials, the public, and the press."--Publisher's website
Jews in Gotham : New York Jews in a changing city, 1920-2010 by Jeffrey S Gurock( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 3 of a 3 part series, Deborah Dash Moore, general editor
The New Deal murals of Ben Shahn : the intersection of Jewish identity, social reform, and government patronage by Diana L Linden( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haven of liberty : New York Jews in the new world, 1654-1865 by Howard B Rock( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 of a three part series, Deborah Dash Moore, general editor
Emerging metropolis : New York Jews in the age of immigration, 1840-1920 by Annie Polland( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2 of the three part series, Deborah Dash Moore, general editor
Realism and surrealism : social visions in American art by Diana L Linden( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of promises : a history of the Jews of New York by Howard B Rock( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Volume I, Haven of Liberty, by historian Howard B. Rock, chronicles the arrival of the first Jews to New York (then New Amsterdam) in 1654 and highlights their political and economic challenges. Overcoming significant barriers, colonial and republican Jews in New York laid the foundations for the development of a thriving community. -- Volume II, Emerging Metropolis, written by Annie Polland and Daniel Soyer, describes New York's transformation into a Jewish city. Focusing on the urban Jewish built environment--its tenements and banks, synagogues and shops, department stores and settlement houses--it conveys the extraordinary complexity of Jewish immigrant society. -- Volume III, Jews in Gotham, by historian Jeffrey S. Gurock, highlights neighborhood life as the city's distinctive feature. New York retained its preeminence as the capital of American Jews because of deep roots in local worlds that supported vigorous political, religious, and economic diversity. -- Each volume includes a "visual essay" by art historian Diana Linden interpreting aspects of life for New York's Jews from their arrival until today. These illustrated sections, many in color, illuminate Jewish material culture and feature reproductions of early colonial portraits, art, architecture, as well as everyday culture and community."--Publisher's website
The social and the real : polical art of the 1930s in the Western Hemisphere( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Common man, mystic vision : the paintings of Ben Shahn by Susan Chevlowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Marginalia : Rochelle Rubinstein by Diana L Linden( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ben Shahn, the Four Freedoms, and the SS St. Louis by Diana L Linden( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explores the influence of the international events of 1939 on the Four Freedoms mural proposals submitted by Ben Shahn that same year for a project in the St. Louis Post Office. Although his proposals were not chosen for that project, ideas from them were later incorporated into his mural The Four Freedoms at the Woodhaven Branch Post Office, Queens, New York
City of promises : a history of the Jews of New York. Volume 1, Haven of liberty : New York Jews in the New World, 1654-1865 by Howard B Rock( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Common man, mythic vision : the paintings of Ben Shahn
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