Thomas Hart Benton
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What you see: The Race, a 1942 Thomas Hart Benton lithograph based on his oil painting titled Homeward Bound. Swann Auction Galleries estimates it at $10,000 to $15,000.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Thomas Hart Benton painting that once hung on the library wall at Shawnee Mission North High School will be on view in late April at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Utah Highlands, with vivid yellow trees spread across rolling green hills, was purchased from Benton in 1957 by students as […]
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) – A Thomas Hart Benton painting given to a suburban Kansas City school in the 1950s has been a cause of concern for years as its value continues to grow but it is stored out of public view. Some former students who remember donating the painting want to know where it’s […]
NEW YORK—American artist Thomas Hart Benton’s epic mural America Today—a sweeping panorama of American life, celebrating the promise of modern industry and technology and the accomplishments of working people in the boom years of the 1920s—has been donated by AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The announcement was made jointly […]