Happy Monday, and I hope your weekend was so peaceful. I came across a work by Ben Shahn the other day and was instantly reminded that even his lines are masterpieces... All artwork by Ben Shahn. The first, of a dove, is from a 2005 Rago auction. The second, Figure with Ice Cream Cone, is the one that made me smile and go on my search. I saw it on Pinterest, looked for a source, and came to a dead end. So, I continued the search on my own, and I was able to find that the original digital…
Ben Shahn: Man of the people
The American artist Ben Shahn (1898–1969) is someone whose work I have always greatly admired. He also had a profound influence on many artists and illustrators surfacing during the 1950s/60s, from Peter Blake to David Hockney, Bob Gill, Michael Foreman...
BEN SHAHN (AMERICAN, 1898-1969) THE HARPIST LITHOGRAPH 39 X 25 INCHES (99.1 X 63
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"I have the right to believe freely. To be a slave to no man's authority. If this be heresy, so be it. It is still the truth. To go against conscience is neither right nor safe. I cannot... will not... recant. Here I stand... no man can command my conscience." Ben Shahn.