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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
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
4:00-5:30 PM
2022 202 S. Thayer Map
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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Building: 202 S. Thayer
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Jewish Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Judaic Studies, History of Art, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Penny W Stamps School of Art & Design, Department of American Culture