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Ben Shahn 1898-1969, US

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 175

    Solo shows 30

    2012
    Ben Shahn - Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukushima City
    2011
    Ben Shahn: Cross Media Artist/Photographs, Paintings and Graphic Art - The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama, Hayama
    2010
    People Wasn\'t Made to Burn: Ben Shahn and the Hickman Story - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    2005
    Ben Shahn - The Rilke Portfolio For the Sake of a Single Verse - Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
    Ben Shahn - Marunouchi Gallery, Tokyo
    2004
    Morality and Mass Media - Ben Shahn and the Art of Journalism - Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    Ben Shahn - Susan Teller Gallery, New York City, NY
    2003
    Ben Shahn: Freedom of Speech - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ben Shahn: His Art and His Mission - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2002
    Justice on Trial - Ben Shan’s Case for Sacco and Vanzetti - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
    2001
    Ben Shahn\' s New York - the photography of modern times - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    2000
    Ben Shahn: Drawingss - DC Moore Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ben Shahn - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
    Ben Shahn\' s New York - the photography of modern times - The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
    Ben Shahn\'s New York: The Photography of Modern Times - Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, MA
    1997
    Ben Shahn: Lithographs - Barton Art Galleries, Wilson, NC
    1979
    For the Sake of a Singe Verse: Lithographs by Ben Shahn - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    1977
    Ben Shahn: A Retrospective, 1898–1969 - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    1969
    Homage to Ben Shahn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1967
    The Paintings of Ben Shahn - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1963
    Ben Shahn: Retrospective Exhibition, Paintings and Drawings, 1901-1958 - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    1962
    Ben Shahn. En amerikansk kommentar - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    1959
    Ben Shahn: Silk-Screen Prints - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ben Shahn - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    1954
    Drawings by Ben Shahn - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1952
    Ben Shahn: Paintings - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    1947
    Ben Shahn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1944
    Ben Shahn: Paintings in Tempera - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    1933
    Ben Shahn: The Tom Mooney Case - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    1932
    The Passion of Sacco-Vanzetti: Gouaches by Ben Shahn - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY

    Group shows 145

    2014
    Ben Shahn and Georges Rouault - Kamakura Annex, Kanagawa
    Icons Of Freedom - Mississippi Museum of Art MMA, Jackson, MS
    Night: Works on Paper from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art - Wichita Art Museum WAM, Wichita, KS
    Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    2013
    Recent Acquisitions. Prints, Drawings, and Photographs - Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL
    More American Photographs - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
    Looking Back - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Real/surreal - The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
    Building a Collection: 20th Century Masters - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    More American Photographs - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
    Art And Activism In The U.S. - Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    2012
    INsite/INchelsea - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Encounters with the 1930s - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Vote for Me and I\'ll Set You Free: Works from the Collection of Lawrence B. Benenson - Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
    Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Coal & Steel, Sources & Uses - Susan Teller Gallery, New York City, NY
    Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012 - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Full Color Depression - Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC
    2011
    A Selection of Very Fine Pictures - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    More American Photographs - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    The Industrial Modern - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Shared Intelligence: American Painting and the Photograph - Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
    2010
    Introducing America To Americans: Fsa Photography - Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
    Modern Life: Edward Hopper and His Time - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Transforming the Figure: Post WWII Prints - El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), El Paso, TX
    Portrait of Depression-Era America - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Farm Security Administration - Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    Summer Reading - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Different Strokes: 20th Century Drawing - George Adams Gallery, New York City, NY
    Close Observation: Drawings, Sketches and Mixed-Media Works from the Gallery Collection - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2009
    In Good Company: Figurative Drawings from the Collection - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Group Show - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Agents of Change: Mexican Muralists and New Deal Artists - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
    Day Job - Susan Teller Gallery, New York City, NY
    After Many Springs: Regionalism, Modernism & the Midwest - Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
    Art And Activism In The Twentieth Century:selections From The Permanent Collection - Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    2008
    Double Lives: American Painters as Illustrators 1850-1950 - New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
    The Test of Time: Highlights in American Art - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Made in America - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Paper Trail II: Passing Through Clouds - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
    2007
    15th Anniversary Exhibition - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Animal Fair - Gallery 705, Stroudsburg, PA
    Conflicting Current: Aspects of American Art 1920-1950 - Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
    The Urban Myth: Visions of the City - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    When Art Worlds Collide - The 60 - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    A Closer Look - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    American Modernism - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    American Social Realism: 1920 - 1950 - Forum Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    For the People - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
    2006
    It\'s a Small World - Gallery 705, Stroudsburg, PA
    My America: Art from The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900-1955 - Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
    The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture - 60 Years - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
    My America - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Ben Shahn&Alexander Calder - Gallery Artzone-Kaguraoka, Kyoto
    81 Heads - University of Maine Museum of Arts - UMMA, Bangor, ME
    Starting at Zero - Black Mountain College 1933-57 - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    Architecture in Art - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2005
    American Moderns 1900-1950 - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
    Art of Engagement - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
    American Gothic: Vintage Photographs from the 1930s and 40s - Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA
    Profiling America - Forum für Fotografie, Cologne
    Scenes of American Labor - Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
    Lifting the Rose-Colored Glasses: Three Social Realists - Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY
    Villa America - American Moderns - 1900–1950 - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper - Forum Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
    Eye Contact: Painting and Drawing in American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    Leporello, Een reis door de collectie - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    The Bitter Years - Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL
    2004
    Common Ground - Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    1930s: Modern American Art & Design - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    20th Century Masters: From the Gallery Collection - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    American Expressionism - Art and Social Change, 1920s–1950s - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
    2003
    Love And Joy About Letters - The Work Of Ben Shahn and Mirella Bentivoglio - Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA
    Paper 6 - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    New York - Capitale de la photographie (1900 – 2000) - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Crack of the Bat: The Art of Baseball - George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Da Renoir a de Staël. Roberto Longhi e il moderno - MAR Museo d’Arte della città di Ravenna, Ravenna
    2002
    New York: Capital of Photography - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    Black Mountain College: Una aventura americana - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Routes toward Modernism - American Painting 1870 - 1950 - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
    Paper Invitational 5 - Woodward Gallery, New York City, NY
    2001
    Greed and Other Recent Acquisitions - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Der kühle Blick - Realismus der zwanziger Jahre - Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
    2000
    Propaganda and dreams - photography of the 1930s in the USSR and the USA - The State Russian Museum , St. Petersburg
    Land of the Free, Home of the Brave: Artist Immigrants in America in the 20th Century - Crane Kalman Gallery, London
    Michael Rosenfeld Gallery: The First Decade - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1999
    Propagada and Dreams - Photographing the 1930s in the USSR and the US - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    The Modern Child (images Of Children In Twentieth-century Art) - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    Childe Hassam Robert Gwathmey Fairfield Porter Ben Shahn & Jules Pascin - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
    1998
    Posters American Style - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
    Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection fr. National Museum - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    The Documentary Eye - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    In the Eye of the Storm: An Art of Conscience 1930-1970 - Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
    1997
    Facets of the Figure: A Spectrum of 20th Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1994
    Counterpoints: American Art, 1930-1945 - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1993
    On Paper: The Figure in Twentieth Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1992
    The William S. Paley Collection - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    The WPA Era: Urban Views & Visions - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1991
    Art of the Forties - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1990
    Figures of Speech: Social Realism of the WPA Era - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1989
    A Selection of Twentieth Century American Art - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
    1987
    American Dreams - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1983
    Nuclear Weapons Freeze Benefit Exhibition - Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1981
    American Photography in the Thirties - The Southern Alberta Art Gallery - SAAG, Lethbridge, Alberta
    America 20er-40er Jahre Amerikanischer Realismus - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
    1980
    A History of American Art Through Printmaking - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT
    1979
    Gifts of Drawing - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1978
    Photographes du XXe siècle : Stieglitz, Steichen et leurs successeurs - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    1977
    Artists View the Law in the Twentieth Century - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel
    Extraordinary Men - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1976
    Masters of the Camera: Stieglitz, Steichen and Their Successors - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Druckgrafik von Künstlern der USA nach 1945 - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
    1974
    American Self-Portraits - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1971
    Artist as Adversary - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1968
    Word and Image: Posters and Typography from the Graphic Design Collection of the Museum of Modern Art 1879-1967 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1967
    1967 Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Great Ideas Of Western Man - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1965
    Personal Choice: Paintings and Sculpture from Houston Private Collections - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1964
    documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel
    Prints by Seventeen Artists - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1962
    The Bitter Years: 1935-41 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Contemporary American Paintings From The Krannert Art Museum, University Of Illinois - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1961
    American Exhibition 64th Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1960
    Ten Modern Masters Of American Art--30 Works Selected From The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Collection - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1959
    American Painting and Sculpture 63rd Annual - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Two Centuries of American Art: 1750-1950 - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Internationale Ausstellung Graphik der Gegenwart 1959 - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
    documenta 2 - Documenta, Kassel
    1958
    Personal Contacts: A Decade of Contemporary Drawings, 1948-1958 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1956
    Shadow and Substance: The Shadow Theater of Montmartre and Modern Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1955
    Ten American Collectors - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1954
    Four American Graphic Designers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    4 Americans: From the Real to the Abstract - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    1953
    II Bienal Do Museu De Arte Moderna De São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    1951
    I Bienal de São Paulo 1951 - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Ben Shahn, Willem de Kooning, Jackson Pollock - Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    1950
    62nd Annual Exhibition Of Contemporary American Paintings - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
    1948
    Portraits in Prints - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Paintings by Stuart Davis, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Jack Levine, John Marin, Ben Shahn - Downtown Gallery, New York City, NY
    1947
    Large-Scale Modern Paintings - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1943
    Americans 1943: Realists and Magic-Realists - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1932
    Murals by American Painters and Photographers - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1930
    46 Painters and Sculptors under 35 Years of Age - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 6

    Canada
    Nikola Rukaj Gallery, Toronto, ON
    USA
    Aaron Galleries, Chicago, IL
    Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York City, NY
    Susan Teller Gallery, New York City, NY
    George Krevsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA

    Collections 35

    Canada
    Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
    Israel
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Japan
    Bridgestone Museum of Art, Tokyo
    NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
    South Korea
    Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju
    Spain
    Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
    USA
    Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
    MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
    Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
    Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
    Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
    Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
    Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
    Samek Art Museum, Lewisburg, PA
    The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
    Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
    Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
    The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
    Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
    Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
    Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA
    Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, FL
    The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
    Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN
    Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London
    The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands

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