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Ben Shahn  American  1898 -1969
Born:  Kovno, Lithuania 
Died: New York City, New York, United States 
Studied: Educational Alliance School of Art 
Art Students League, New York City 
National Academy of Design 
New York University 
Academie de la Grande Chaumiere 
Sorbonne, Paris 
Exhibited: Shahn, Museum of Modern Art, 1961-1963 
Shahn Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, 1947 
Shahn Retrospective, Major Gallery of London 1947
Shahn Retrospective, New Jersey State Museum 1969
Shahn Retrospective, Ishibashi Memorial Hall, Japa 1970
Examples of Work: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 
Art Institute of Chicago 
Baltimore Museum of Art, MD 
Brooklyn Museum of Art 
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh 
Detroit Institute of Arts 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
Museum of Modern Art, New York City 
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
Philips Collection, Washington DC 
St. Louis Art Museum 
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Social Realism
Subjects Known For: Society/Politics
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