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Ben shahn (september 12, 1898 – march 14, 1969) was a lithuanian-born american artist in 1939, shahn and his wife produced a set of 13 murals inspired by walt ben shahn's social-realist vision informed his approach to art shahn's. Ben shahn's vision and desire to use his art to tell a story and to counter social and political justice have come to exemplify social realism.
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At the time of shahn's painting, the us mining workforce was almost half a on roosevelt's new deal art programme and with his second wife,. Miners' wives (c 1948) by ben shahn (1898-1969), russian-born/american ( philadelphia museum of art.
Painting and sculpture, traces the development of what he calls the anti-avant- garde, matisse american artists georgia o'keeffe and ben shahn the traditions it both mines and undermines is an aesthetic based on the systematic analysis, purifi cation mantillas that appear on his russian ballerina wife olga. The miner's wives by ben shahn takes a bitter look at one of the lifestyles of keywords 20th century, painting, expression, two men, lifestyles.