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Thomas Hart Benton

 (1889 - 1975)
Thomas Hart Benton was active/lived in Missouri, Massachusetts, Kansas.  Thomas Benton is known for regionalist easel and mural painting, illustration, graphics.

Keywords and Quick Facts for Thomas Hart Benton


Birth / Death:  1889 Neosho, Missouri - 1975 Kansas City, Missouri

Methods for Thomas Hart Benton

Easel Painting
Graphic Arts, Graphic Design, Printmaking
Illustration, Illustrator
Murals: Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic and/or Paint
Sculpture, Sculptor

Media for Thomas Hart Benton

Ceramic Art, Porcelain
Ceramics
Fresco
Ink
Lithography, Lithograph

Styles for Thomas Hart Benton

Impressionism Before 1940
Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
Synchromism

Subjects for Thomas Hart Benton

American Scene
Animals, Mammals
Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
Coastal, Shoreline Views
Female Face and Figure
Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
Gardens, Garden Scenes
Genre, Human Activity
Hand-Crafted Object
History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
Hunting and/or Fishing Genre, Field and Stream
Industrial Scenes, Factories, Labor Genre and Figure
Landscape
Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats, Canoes
Mountain Views, Mountainscapes
North American Frontier Genre, Pioneers
Portraits
Regionalism, Local Scene
Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
Social Realism
Still Life
Western: Cowboys, Indians, Horses

Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked for Thomas Hart Benton

Central Park, New York City
West Virginia Before 1920

Art Association for Thomas Hart Benton

Associated American Artists
Kansas City Society of Artists
National Academy of Design, Elected Member

Teachers for Thomas Hart Benton

Jean Paul Laurens

Schools for Thomas Hart Benton

Academie Julian, Student
Academy Colarossi, Student
Art Students League of New York, Student
Art Students League of New York, Teacher
Kansas City Art Institute, Teacher
New School For Social Research, (The New School), Student
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student

Awards/Recognition for Thomas Hart Benton

Jennie Sesnan Gold Medal, The Pennsylvania Academy

Chronology for Thomas Hart Benton

Early 20th Century Before 1950
Late 20th Century After 1950

Collections for Thomas Hart Benton

Anschutz Collection
Bakkom Photo Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota (2)
Hainsworth Collection
Ken Trevey Collection
Susan & Herbert Adler Collection
William Foxley Collection-Western

Added Description for Thomas Hart Benton

Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
Commercial Art, Advertising
Figure Specialty
Genre Specialty
LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
Mural Specialty
Printmaking Specialty
SCRIBNER'S Magazine Illustrator and/or Photographer
Wartime Camouflage Artist
WPA: New Deal Federal Arts Project

Artist Colony for Thomas Hart Benton

Ste. (Sainte) Genevieve Art Colony, Missouri

Exhibition of Art Association for Thomas Hart Benton

National Academy of Design-

Exhibition of Museum for Thomas Hart Benton

Art Institute of Chicago
Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Whitney Museum of American Art


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