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"Untitled Photograph 1930" by Ben Shahn - Framed Hand Signed Original Photograph $1,950
Untitled Photograph 1930 Photography by Ben Shahn
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Ben Shahn

"Untitled Photograph 1930"

Hand SignedLower Right 
Condition Excellent 
Framed with PlexiglassGood Condition 
Purchased fromOther 2014 
Story / Additional InfoOriginal Negative  
Certificate of AuthenticityNotarized letter 
Ben Shahn - Lithuania

Art Brokerage: Ben Shahn Lithuanian-born American Artist: b. 1898-1969. Ben Shahn was a Lithuanian-born 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. He studied great European artists such as Henri Matisse, Raoul Dufy, Georges Rouault, Pablo Picasso and Paul Klee. Contemporaries who would make a profound impact on Shahn's work and career include artists Walker Evans, Diego Rivera and Jean Charlot. Shahn was dissatisfied with the work inspired by his travels, claiming that the pieces were unoriginal. Shahn eventually outgrew his pursuit of European modern art; he, instead, redirected his efforts toward a realist style which he used to contribute to social dialogue. The 23 gouache paintings of the trials of Sacco and Vanzetti communicated the political concerns of his time, rejecting academic prescriptions for subject matter. The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti was exhibited in 1932 and received acclaim from both the public and critics. This series gave Shahn the confidence to cultivate his personal style, regardless of society's art standards.