Artist – Thomas Hart Benton

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Thomas is kin to Garth, Drew, and Christine Rosamond Benton, as well as Philip Boileau, son of Susan Benton, sister of Jessie Benton Fremont.

Thomas Hart Benton (painter)

Thomas Hart Benton
Born (1889-04-15)April 15, 1889
Neosho, Missouri
Died January 19, 1975(1975-01-19) (aged 85)
Martha’s Vineyard[1]
Nationality American
Field Painting
Movement Regionalism, Social Realism, American modernism, American realism, Synchromism
Works “America Today” (1930-31), “Indiana Murals” (1933), “Social History of Missouri” (1936), “Persephone” (1938-39)[1]
Influenced Jackson Pollock
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Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist. Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement. His fluid, almost sculpted paintings showed everyday scenes of life in the United States…

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