Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ben Shahn: pictures and pictures

The great New Deal photographer Ben Shahn was also a painter of some ability. In fact, he has paintings hanging in the Vatican Museum, not very far from those of his superior predecessors, Raphael and Michelangelo. Here's "The Burial Society":

He also took good pictures of pictures... in this case, kids painting in school in Pennsylvania.

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