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Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By

Accession Number
2011/1.102

Title
Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By

Artist(s)
Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1965

Medium & Support
photo-offset reproduction on paper

Dimensions
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 Line
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins

Subject 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 Type
color print

Rights
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Keywords
calligraphy (process)
hands (animal components)
social issues

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