Compelled by Life

November 12, 2009 § Leave a comment

Just a few images from Ben Shahn, one of my personal favorite artists.  I love the lines, the shapes, the design, the fact that his work was highly relevant in times of turmoil and social frustration.

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Sacco & Vanzetti

“…to symbolize, recreate, and imbue the world with value.” – Ben Shahn

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“Art must be compelled by life.” – Ben Shahn

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