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Common Man, Mythic Vision: The Paintings of Ben Shahn
     

Common Man, Mythic Vision: The Paintings of Ben Shahn

by Susan Chevlowe
 

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ISBN-10: 0691004072

ISBN-13: 2900691004074

Pub. Date: 10/26/1998

Publisher: Princeton University Press

Susan Chevlowe opens this beautifully illustrated book by situating Shahn's art in the context of his long and remarkable career, stimulating new critical and popular interest in his compelling late works. 32 color plates.

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Susan Chevlowe opens this beautifully illustrated book by situating Shahn's art in the context of his long and remarkable career, stimulating new critical and popular interest in his compelling late works. 32 color plates.

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ISBN-13:
2900691004074
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
10/26/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208

Table of Contents

Lenders to the Exhibition
Foreword
Preface
A Bull in a China Shop: An Introduction to Ben Shahn3
Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals: Jewish Identity in the American Scene37
Ben Shahn and Postwar American Art: Shared Visions67
Allegory in the Work of Ben Shahn111
Color Plates145
Catalogue of the Exhibition177
Chronology183
Selected Bibliography190
Index of Names193

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