Born: April 15, 1889, Neosho, Missouri
Hart Benton But beneath the denim and swagger, there lurks something else: a soul, Benton said, ‘impregnated with a deep sense of the value of life, of the beauty of the basic human emotions and the sadness of the drama of human striving.’ -Verlyn Klinkenborg, Smithsonian, April 1989, p. 100.
Born: March 14, 1782, Harts Mill, North Carolina
Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri in 1889 into a family of prominent politicians committed to political republicanism and populism. His father was a congressman, and his great-uncle, for whom he was named, was an important US senator.
Sep 22, 2015 · Updated: Dec. 11, 2012. Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) was a quintessential painter of the American experience. By the early 1930s, Benton was …
This is the life of Thomas Hart Benton–an American artist who is relatively unknown today outside of art circles. His style was wholly unique–rather modern yet sentimental and very much a celebration of America–both the good and bad.
Thomas Hart Benton continued to work until his death in 1975, and his paintings are still viewed by millions each year in various locations around the nation. 1 Established in 1868, Academie Julian was a prestigious private art academy in Paris.
The following is a list of the lithographs produced by Thomas Hart Benton. For information please refer to the complete catalog The Lithographs of Thomas Hart Benton compiled and …