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Ben Shahn: Contexts for Today

Ben Shahn: Contexts for Today

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


$18 | $10 for Spertus members | $8 for students and Spertus alumni

Wine and beer available for purchase.

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Join Dr. Susan Chevlowe, organizer of the Jewish Museum, New York's 1998 exhibit, Ben Shahn, Common Man, Mythic Vision, as she leads a discussion about transformative and relevant power of Ben Shahn’s art.

Dr. Susan Chevlowe is Chief Curator and Director of the Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection at New York’s Hebrew Home at Riverdale. She has worked as a curator at The Jewish Museum, New York, and taught in the Jewish Art and Visual Culture program at New York’s Jewish Theological Seminary.

Image at left

Ben Shahn, Memories of Many Nights of Love,  from the portfolio For the Sake of a Single Verse, 1968
Lithograph, 22 1/2 x 17 11/16 inches
Spertus Institute Collection
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert A. Bernhard

About the Exhibit

Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?, curated by Ionit Behar, opens April 9, 2017 and runs through August 27, 2017 in the Ground Level Arts Lab.

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