We feature American paintings and works on paper from the 1920s to the 1950s with special interest in the Urban/Industrial Scene, Modernism, Atelier 17, Surrealism, and African American work.
Judith Shahn, The Early Work
Judith Shahn (1929-2009) was born in Paris to the artist Ben Shahn and his wife, Tillie Goldstein. She lived in New York City and spent summers in Truro, Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
As a small child Shahn painted alongside her father and as a young artist she took life classes with the painter Moses Soyer. She attended Olivet College, Michigan, and graduated from Mexico City College in 1949. She was a painter, draughtsman, printmaker, and graphic artist. Her drawings appeared in The New Yorker magazine from 1958 to1992, as well as in Harpers, The Nation, Gourmet, and others.
Starting with a show at the Gallerie Beatrice Viggiani, Rome, Italy, in 1964, there have been more than seventy one-woman shows of work by Shahn. The Provincetown Art Association and Museum held an extensive retrospective in 1996; their catalogue remains a significant monograph on the artist. Further, in recognition of the artist’s donation of a complete archive of her serigraphs, The PAAM showed Judith Shahn, Recent Gifts to the PAAM, spring, 2011.
The entire show may be seen under Exhibitions at WWW.SUSANTELLERGALLERY.COM
More posts from susantellergallery
THROUGH THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014 THE ABSTRACT PRINT Prints by JOSEF ALBERS, FRED BECKER, EDMOND CASARELLA, MINNA CITRON, WORDEN DAY, DOROTHY DEHNER, SUE FULLER, ...
The Harmon & Harriet Kelley Collection of African American Art: Works on Paper Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building Now on view through October 12 ...
It was a BEAUTIFUL DAY. Friday, August 15 was the ribbon cutting of Washington Avenue Park with JODY PINTO’s installation, Land Buoy referencing both the ecology and the history of the ...
American paintings and works on paper and glass from the 1930s to the 1950s are on view in Summertime at the Susan Teller Gallery, July 8 through August 14, 2014. Artists love the ...