Shahn, Ben

BEN SHAHN Mask (The Mask of the Women with the Comb), 1963

Sku: CB8114
Artist: Ben Shahn
Title: Mask (The Mask of the Women with the Comb)
Year: 1963
Signed: No
Medium: Serigraph
Paper Size: 29.75 x 21 inches ( 75.565 x 53.34 cm )
Image Size: 29.75 x 21 inches ( 75.565 x 53.34 cm )
Edition Size: 200
Framed: No
Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling

Additional Details: Created in 1963, "Mask" comes from a period of significant social and political change in the United States, marked by the civil rights movement and a growing awareness of social inequalities. "Mask" by Ben Shahn is a compelling artwork that embodies the artist's distinctive style and thematic concerns. Measuring 30 x 21 inches and created in 1963, the piece invites contemplation on themes of identity, concealment, and the human experience. Referenced in Prescott 51, it holds a significant place in Shahn's body of work, showcasing his ability to merge social commentary with powerful visual expression. The use of bold lines, vibrant colors, and expressive forms makes "Mask" a memorable and impactful piece in the history of modern American art.