Ben Shahn
1898–1969

Introduction

Ben Shahn (September 12, 1898 – March 14, 1969) was an American artist. He is best known for his works of social realism, his left-wing political views, and his series of lectures published as The Shape of Content.

Wikidata identifier

Q695239

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Country of birth

Lithuania

Roles

Artist, graphic artist, lithographer, muralist, painter, photographer

ULAN identifier

500005524

Names

Ben Shahn, Shahn, Benjamin Shahn, Benjamin Shan

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