The attaacks on my families creative legacy keep on comping!
Thomas Hart Benton painting is at the heart of a controversy at Indiana University, where a student petition is calling for a mural depicting hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan to be removed from a classroom. In response, the school has stopped holding classes in the room, the largest lecture hall on campus.
Let me begin my response, thus……….as a lone artists and writer, I do not recognize any group of non-artists, as having any relevance in any complaint they might bring against any artist, or work of art. These alleged students resemble iconoclasts. What they truly are, are parasites, who go about as a mob attaching their half-baked Victim Game, to my kindred, Thomas Hart Benton, who is kin to Jessie Benton, who married John Fremont, the co-founder of the Republican Party, who was the first to emancipate slaves in America, thus, forcing Lincoln’s hand. But, rather then…
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