A profile of the artist Ben Shahn (1898 – 1969):
"A fundamental of Ben Shahn's philosophy insists that there should be a minimum of separation between the private and the public work of art. He believes that the painter should speak with the same voice in the room and in the street. He is pleased by the criticism that his posters sometimes look like fragments of murals..."
The attached review was penned by James Thrall Soby (1906 – 1979), art historian and critic who wrote two monographs on the artist.