Shahn
biographical name Ben 1898-1969 American (Lithuanian-born) painter

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  • Shahn — /shahn/, n. Ben, 1898 1969, U.S. painter, born in Lithuania. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shahn — Shahn, Ben …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shahn —   [ʃɑːn], Ben, amerikanischer Maler, Grafiker und Fotograf litauischer Herkunft, * Kaunas 12. 9. 1898, ✝ New York 14. 3. 1969; lebte ab 1906 in den USA. In seinen sozialkritischen Zeichnungen, Drucken, Bildern und Wandfresken verbindet sich eine… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shahn — [shän] Ben(jamin) 1898 1969; U.S. painter, born in Lithuania …   English World dictionary

  • Shahn — Ben Shahn (* 12. September 1898 in Kaunas, Litauen; † 14. März 1969 in New York City, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Maler und Grafiker und gilt als ein Vertreter des sozialen Realismus, einer Richtung des Amerikanischen Realismus. Er trat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shahn — noun United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898 1969) • Syn: ↑Ben Shahn, ↑Benjamin Shahn • Instance Hypernyms: ↑painter * * * /shahn/, n. Ben, 1898 1969, U.S. painter, born in Lithuania. * * * [shän] Ben(jamin)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shahn — [[t]ʃɑn[/t]] n. big Ben, 1898–1969, U.S. painter, born in Lithuania …   From formal English to slang

  • SHAHN, BEN — (1898–1969), U.S. painter and printmaker. Born in Kaunas (Kovno), Lithuania, he was taken to the United States at the age of eight. He studied lithography and for many years supported himself and his family by means of commercial lithography. A… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • SHAHN (B.) — SHAHN BENJAMIN dit BEN (1898 1969) Peintre lituanien israélite qui, en 1906, émigre à New York avec sa famille. De 1913 à 1917, Ben Shahn est apprenti chez un lithographe et suit des cours le soir. Il fréquente de 1919 à 1922 l’université et le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shahn,Benjamin — Shahn (shän), Benjamin. Known as “Ben.” 1898 1969. Lithuanian born American artist whose works, such as The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti (1931 1932), reflect social and political themes. * * * …   Universalium

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