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n. - United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969).

Usage examples (37)
  • Guest Contributor: Shahn of six martinis and the seventh art
  • Whatever the allegory Shahn is depicting, one can be sure it is not intended to be a happy setting.
  • On the walls were primitive paintings, a solitary African mask, and what, I realize now, must have been an original Ben Shahn sketch.
  • When Shahn decided to create an allegory for the Holocaust, he may have racked his brain for the image that had affected him the most. for more
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