Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly ByArtist(s)Ben ShahnArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1965Medium & Supportphoto-offset reproduction on paperDimensions
28 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in. x 3/4 in. ( 71.76 cm x 61.6 cm x 1.91 cm )Credit LineGift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. RobbinsSubject matter
Diversity and poetry.Physical Description
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.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object Typecolor printRights
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hands (animal components)