Thomas Hart Benton

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Arts Journal
Boiling Pot In Chicago: “America After the Fall”Think about American art in the 1930s. Does anything come to mind? Maybe the Re
Boiling Pot In Chicago: “America After the Fall”
Arts Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
Think about American art in the 1930s. Does anything come to mind? Maybe the Regionalism of Thomas Hart Benton and Grant Wood. But there was so much more to the decade than that. For one thing, art was “subsidized” via the Works Progress... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
/’pāpər/ at the Ogden Museum of Southern Artlike Thistle, 1955, expressed an incisive, near-psychedelic mysticism. After a
/’pāpər/ at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 2 days ago
like Thistle, 1955, expressed an incisive, near-psychedelic mysticism. After a teaching stint in New York with his protege, Thomas Hart Benton, Mississippi native John McCrady's lyrically Faulknerian vision, seen in drawings such as Mississippi... Read more
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ajc.com
Rural scenes, regional art coming to High Museum in 2017The young girl is untouched by the sun — as smooth and pale as the inside of a
Rural scenes, regional art coming to High Museum in 2017
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
The young girl is untouched by the sun — as smooth and pale as the inside of a pea pod. The scene is captured in a classic Thomas Hart Benton painting, “The Tobacco Sorters,” which is among 200 works of art coming to the High Museum next spring in... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Mural Mystery: Crews renovating old school buildings make quite a find depicting early KC historymural is believed to have been painted by art students in the 1940s and may als
Mural Mystery: Crews renovating old school buildings make quite a find depicting early KC history
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 4 days ago
mural is believed to have been painted by art students in the 1940s and may also be linked to famous Kansas City painter, Thomas Hart Benton, who lived just blocks away. Because the buildings were built in 1923, the architect and designers of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Danforth Art moves quickly to ready new buildingroughly 400 studio art classes to area students, and whose permanent collection
Danforth Art moves quickly to ready new building
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
roughly 400 studio art classes to area students, and whose permanent collection houses works by such American luminaries as Thomas Hart Benton, Gilbert Stuart, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. The abrupt move has already forced the museum to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chester Martin Remembers A Tale Of 5 Muralswere rare - at least here in the Southeastern U.S. I admired all the ones I cou
Chester Martin Remembers A Tale Of 5 Murals
The Chattanoogan / Posted 22 days ago
were rare - at least here in the Southeastern U.S. I admired all the ones I could find in books, and liked the work of Thomas Hart Benton especially. He had done one for the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library in Missouri, and was working on... Read more

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