2 edition of Ben Shahn as photographer. found in the catalog.
Ben Shahn as photographer.
in [Cambridge, Mass
Written in English
|Statement||[Exhibition] October 29-December 14, 1969, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.|
|LC Classifications||TR647.S5 S5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||12|
Once back home in Brooklyn, Shahn began working full-time creating paintings, manuscript lithographs, and photographs. Having basically taught himself photography - with a modicum of advice from his friend and celebrated photographer Walker Evans - and in need of a good camera, Shahn made a deal with his brother to buy him one which Ben would give back if he failed to get a photo published. Ben Shahn () was a painter and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J. Provenance This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the s and early s.
I find Ben Shahn's art really compelling, and wanted to learn more about his life. This book fits the bill, and is strongest when Greenfeld talks about Shahn's artistic process (I had no idea photography was as important to Shahn's work as it was, and his relationship and learning from muralists like Diego Rivera was really interesting)/5. artist lithographer Photographer Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, .
An absolute "must-have" title for Modern art collectors. This copy is quite special: It was the personal copy of the great artist/photographer Ben Shahn, indicated as such by the "Ex Libris" bookplate that is neatly and discreetly pasted on the corner of the front free endpaper. This title is a great art book. Title Photographs of Ben Shahn, Russell Lee and Marion Post Wolcott Summary Timothy Egan, a Pulitzer Prize winner and writer for The New York Times, has written the introduction to "The Photographs of Ben Shahn," one of three Library of Congress-published books in the "Fields of Vision" series.
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Rilegato tela, sovracoperta (cloth, dust jacket) Sovracoperta leggermente sciupata ai margini con piccoli strappi riparati (Some chipping and nicks around top and bottom of dust jacket) Molto Buono (Very Good) Ben Shahn, Photographer is the first book devoted exclusively to Shahn's photographs.4/5(1).
Ben Shahn is one of the best photographers of the FSA and this book does not disappoint at all. I highly recommend these books for anyone serious about photography, it's history, and these great photographers from this era.4/5(6).
My copy is a landscape paperback (but I think it was also published as a hardback) with screen duotones and I think the photo selection is better than a similar book: Ben Shahn, Photographer: An Album from the Thirties with eighty-two black and by: 2. The paintings run from to (he died in ) and I think the book provides an excellent overview of Shahn's work.
It's comparable with Kenneth Prescott's 'Complete graphic works of Ben Shahn' but as the title implies it features graphics rather than paintings or photography.5/5(9).
The Photographs of Ben Shahn book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Part of a completely new photography series, featuring /5(4). As the title says, this is a selection of photographs of Ben Shahn. So in some Ben Shahn as photographer.
book, it feels a bit awkward to me, typing a review of a book with less than a dozen pages of text. That being said, as a history buff, and indeed as a human being, I was spellbound by many of these pictures/5. Ben Shahn, Photographer; An Album from the Thirties by Ben Shahn it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published Ben Shahn immigrated to the United States as a child and was apprenticed to a lithographer after finishing elementary school.
In the s, he studied at New York University and City College, and very briefly at the National Academy of Design. Shahn's first major success came with the exhibition of his series The Passion of Sacco and : Ben Shahn photographer Waiting for relief commodities, Urbana, Ohio Wife and child of destitute Ozark Mountains family, Arkansas Waiting outside relief station, Urbana, Ohio A and P store in Somerset, Ohio Daughters of Mr.
Thaxton, near Mechanicsburg, Ohio Two boys standing in front of candy store window, street scene. Ben Shahn, renowned painter, muralist, and graphic artist, was also a talented photographer who made documentary street photographs in New York City in the early s.
This book is the first to focus on his compelling New York images, showing how he used a camera to comment on many social issues of his day. Photographer: Ben Shahn. Pulaski County, Arkansas, October Resettlement Administration, Lot Ben Shahn made two important contributions to the newly formed Historical Section in First, of course, were the photographs he himself added to the agency's file.
Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist. While most of the photographers hired by the FSA were photo-focused, Shahn’s background was as a painter and lithographer. Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shahn, Ben, Ben Shahn, photographer; an album from the thirties.
Ben Shahn The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti Miners' Wives Romare Bearden, Factory Workers Edward Hopper, Nighthawks Norman Rockwell, Rosie the Riveter Sculpture Alexander Calder, Mobile Photography Walker Evans, Subway Passengers, New York City Ansel Adams: Visualizing a Photograph Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother Postwar American art Browse.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shahn, Ben, Ben Shahn as photographer. [Cambridge, Mass., ]. Get this from a library. The photographs of Ben Shahn.
[Ben Shahn; Timothy Egan; Library of Congress.; United States. Farm Security Administration.; United States. Office of War Information.] -- "The approximatelyfilm negatives and transparencies in the Library of Congress's collection from the Farm Security Administration (FSA), later the Office of War Information (OWI), provide a.
Ben Shahn's American Scene: Photographs, presents one hundred superb photographs from his most ambitious FSA project, a survey of small-town life in the Depression. John Raeburn's accompanying text illuminates the thematic and formal significance of individual photographs and reveals how, taken together, they address key cultural and political issues of the years leading up to World War II.
Edwards, Susan H. Ben Shahn and the Task of Photography of Thirties America. Hunter College, ISBN: Unmarked text. Crease on cover. Good. Paperback. (#) (Out of Stock) Exhibition catalog with essay by curator Susan Edwards. Illustrated throughout. Shahn’s remarkable work as a photographer during the Great Depression is also newly available in “Fields of Vision: The Photographs of Ben Shahn” by Timothy Egan from D.
Giles Limited. This government photography project, headed by Roy E. Stryker, employed many relatively unknown names who later became some of the 20th century’s best-known photographers.
Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born American artist and member of the Social Realist movement.The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn by Ben Shahn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ben Shahn's desire to create narrative art that focuses on social and political justice have come to exemplify Social Realism and the art of social consciousness.
From his questioning religious teachings as a youth in Lithuania and up through the end of his life, Shahn remained true to his ality: American.