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F17 Dash Moore - JUDAIC 387 / AMCULT 387 / HISTORY 387 - History of American Jews

A black and white wood engraving of Martin Luther King Jr.  His mouth is open wide as if giving one of his famous speeches.  Underneath his image is a quote of King's and his signature.
Ben Shahn
Martin Luther King
1968
wood engraving | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.103
A portrait of James Chaney.  His eyes are enlarged and brows thick.  His hair is made up of many thick brush strokes.  His gaze is centered at the viewer.  Above his head is his name written in brown-orange ink.
Ben Shahn
James Chaney
1965
offset photolithograph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.105
Black line representation of a human head and face, facing the viewer. The head is oval-shaped with vertical parallel lines.  The short hair of the person is represented by thick dots and fine curved lines.  The nose is formed by straight, vertical lines. Eyebrows are drawn with thick, black lines. "We shall Overcome" is printed in a brown-orange ink across the top of the sheet.
Ben Shahn
We Shall Overcome
1965
offset photolithograph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.104
A portrait of Michael Schwerner.  His head is oval-shaped and facial features off-center.  His eyes sit unevenly on his face and his brow slightly furrowed.  His hair is made of many thick brush strokes.  Above his potrait is his name written in brown-orange ink.
Ben Shahn
Michael Schwerner
1965
offset photolithograph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.106
A colored print of a white hand holding onto a brown hand.  Above their grasp is both Hebrew block and English lettering that translates/reads: "'Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By...".  The painting illustrates the need for diversity during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's.
Ben Shahn
Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By
1965
photo-offset reproduction | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.102
A portrait of Andrew Goodman.  His face is oval-shaped and expression slightly worried.  His hair looks swept to the side via a series of long brush strokes.  Above his portrait is his name written in orange-brown ink.
Ben Shahn
Andrew Goodman
1965
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.107
Black and white lithograph, three quarter portrait representation of Fredrick Douglass: A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie.  His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece.  The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .
Ben Shahn
Frederick Douglass
1965
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.110
The print shows a drawing of the head of an animal. Below it reads: "I have the right to believe freely.  To be a slave to no man's authority.  If this is heresy so be it.  It is still the truth to go against conscience is neither right nor safe.  I cannot...will not...recant.  Here I stand.  No man can command my conscience."
Ben Shahn
Credo (large)
1960
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.99
A black and white silkscreen lettering of a dove with its right wing outstretched, neck turned. The bird's beak is a brilliant shade of orange. There is a poem titled, "I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great." below the dove, and names of various people above the dove. The poem was written by Stephen Spender.
Ben Shahn
I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great
1965
white and black silkscreen lettering and watercolor wash | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.100
A black and white print that features a person holding his head in clenched fists.  His clothing is creased by his dynamic position, back is haunched.  Below the drawing is stylized Hebrew block print.  Translated it reads "These martyrs I well remember, and my soul melts with secret sorrow. Evil men have devoured us and eagerly consumed us".  The calligraphy is a prayer recited for the Musaf Service during Yom Kippur.
Ben Shahn
Warsaw
1943 – 1963
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.101
A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie. His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece. The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .
Ben Shahn
Frederick Douglass
1965
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.109
A bald man with a furrowed brow holds an open book to the viewer. The book's pages open to an illustration of a distressed animal. Writing in blue takes up the lower portion of the print and reads: "I have the right to believe freely. To be a slave to no man's authority. If this is heresy so be it. It is still the truth to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. I cannot...will not...recant. Here I stand. No man can command my conscience."
Ben Shahn
Credo (small)
1960
serigraph | paper
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.98

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