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The Music Man: 1935

The Music Man: 1935

October 1935. "Blind street musician. West Memphis, Arkansas." View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Ben Shahn for the Resettlement Administration.

 

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Ben Shahn displayed his social sensitivity and compositional skills not only in his paintings, but also in his photography.

This picture has been used by French record label Saga for a CD compilation:

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Amazing documentation of that moment in time. And what an incredible composition.

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