Other noteworthy letters include those from artists Louis Schanker and Ben Shahn
, and one from Alice Toklas, written in a shaky hand on 11 September 1963, three and a half years before her death, inviting Crawford to have tea at her Paris apartment.
And May 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of his arts building, which is adorned with a large, abstract mosaic created by artist Ben Shahn
At the time, Shahn
was one of the most prominent Popular Front artists in the US (the Museum of Modern Art was to host a retrospective of his work in 1947).
UNIVERSITY GALLERIES, WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY BEN SHAHN
CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS
The judges were Richard Avedon, Leonard Baskin, Alexander Calder, Milton Glaser, Art Kane, Jack Levine, Herb Lubalin, Dwight MacDonald, Robert Motherwell, Robert Osborne, Larry Rivers, Ben Shahn
, Edward Steichen and Sloan Wilson.
By committing to this recent series Wason has joined a small group of overtly political artists who have worked with clay but this is a wide and honourable tradition throughout the visual arts following Goya, Picasso and Ben Shahn
amongst many others.
Along with Lawrence's series, the exhibition also includes other accounts of the Migration from the era, including novels and poems by writers such as Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Richard Wright; music by Josh White, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holiday; photographs by Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn
, Gordon Parks, and Robert McNeill; sociological tracts by Carter Woodson, Charles Johnson, Emmett Scott, and Walter White; and paintings by Charles Alston, Romare Bearden, and Charles White.
A few days ago, Oman had opened its borders at Shahn
and Mazyona in addition to the one at Sarfait to allow safe passage to fleeing expatriates from Yemen.
, Alice & Martin Provensen, Pauline Baynes
As a fully indoctrinated Reform Jew of the 1950s and 1960s, when social justice was considered the preeminent Jewish value, I found [the Lithuanian-born] Ben Shahn
the ultimate Jewish artist.
MODERN AMERICAN REALISM: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection" presents some of the most treasured artworks from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's permanent collection, including works by Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Arthur Dove, Nancy Grossman, Edward Hopper, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jacob Lawrence, Reginald Marsh, Ben Shahn
, and Honore Sharrer, among others.
Almaz Zone is located in Oman's southern region of Dhofar, only 4 km away from the Yemeni border, 14 km away from Shahn