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Painting for Freedom and the Freedom to Paint: Ben Shahn’s Murals and the Jewish Refugee Crisis

Diana Linden, Independent Scholar

Ben Shahn Mural Ben Shahn Mural
This illustrated slide lecture considers two sets of completed murals and one proposed mural by Ben Shahn which all explore issues of freedom against the backdrop of the looming European-Jewish refugee crisis of the late 1930s.

Image Copyright: Estate of Ben Shahn. Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

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Map 202 S. Thayer - 2022

November 2017

4:00pm - 5:30pm

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