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Caravaggio and the Painters of the North

From 21 June to 18 September 2016




Autor:
Caravaggio
Título:
The Musicians, ca. 1594-95
Técnica:
Oil on canvas. 92.1 x 118.4 cm
Ubicacion:
The Metropolitan Museum, New York, Rogers Fund
© 2015. The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Resource/Scala, Florence

Biography and Works

Author:
Ben Shahn
Born/Dead:
Kovno, 1898-New York, 1969
Date:
Works

Biography




Born in Lithuania and emigrating to the United States with his family in 1906, Ben Shanh is considered to be one of the principal figures of "American Social Realism". He is especially well-known for his series dedicated to Sacco-Vancetti, of 1931, in which he showed his social and political compromise. Based in New York, he travelled to Paris and round Europe

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