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Recently a friend who shares my passion for illustration sent a note. He'd been perusing one of those massive volumes that collect and showcase "some of today's hottests young illustrators." In his opinion (and I have tremendous respect for this particular friend's opinion) he thought it was crap. Full of "faux naïve stuff, or just plain bad drawing." This is a complaint I hear often - both in the comments section of this blog and from (commercial) artist friends I respect and admire. "What…
Art, as I saw it one day when I helped hang a National Academy show while I was a student there, was about cows. In those days, early in the twenties, there were many cow paintings. More than that, the cows always stood knee-deep in purple shadows. For the life of me I never learned to see purple where there was no purple -- and I detested cows. I was frankly distressed at the prospects for me as an artist. But there came a time when I stopped painting, stopped in order to evaluate all these…
BEN SHAHN (1898-1969) HAND. | #1578273
27/5742-2 BEN SHAHN (1898-1969) HAND. Lithograph, signed LR in plate 20.5` x 17` $250/$450 Condition: Overall condition is good to fair. Mounted, framed but not under glass. No tears or foxing. Very l...from Susanin's Auctions
Selected Works - Ben Shahn (1898-1969) - Artists
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