Thomas Hart Benton

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New York Post
Destroying art depicting slavery shatters everyone’s shared pastall art depicts happy, comfortable subjects. Around the time D’Ascenzo was work
Destroying art depicting slavery shatters everyone’s shared past
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
all art depicts happy, comfortable subjects. Around the time D’Ascenzo was working, in the early ’30s, the painter Thomas Hart Benton was doing his “America Today” mural, now in the Met. It shows black cotton pickers in the 1920s Deep... Read more
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The Examiner
Grant boosts Independence district's early ed programMissouri Preschool Program grant for $250,000, allowing for two more pre-kinder
Grant boosts Independence district's early ed program
The Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
Missouri Preschool Program grant for $250,000, allowing for two more pre-kindergarten classrooms for 20 students each at Thomas Hart Benton Elementary, at 429 S. Leslie Ave. The district received a similar grant last October, allowing for pre-K... Read more
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The Examiner
Fundraising effort for Truman statue in D.C. stalledMissouri, be so honored. Each state is allowed two statues at the Capitol, and
Fundraising effort for Truman statue in D.C. stalled
The Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
Missouri, be so honored. Each state is allowed two statues at the Capitol, and since the 1890s Missouri’s two have been of Thomas Hart Benton and Francis Preston Blair.Benton worked for Missouri’s statehood, represented the state in the U.S. Senate... Read more

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