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Thomas Hart Benton and the American South

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Published by Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 -- Exhibitions.,
    • Regionalism in art -- Exhibitions.,
    • Southern States -- In art -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Richard Gruber.
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsMorris Museum of Art (Augusta, Ga.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN6537.B457 A4 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination59 p. :
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6877987M
      ISBN 101890021040
      LC Control Number00423027
      OCLC/WorldCa39061377


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Noted images of America. Representing both the drawings Benton made during his travels to the South and the major paintings and murals that later incorporated details from these sketches and finished drawings, Thomas Hart Benton and the American South is a feast to the eye and reveals much about the artist and the South that so captivated him.5/5(2).

Summary: This volume focuses on the strong influence the South had on Thomas Hart Benton's explorations of America and on his career as an artist. Beginning in the s, he travelled the breadth of the country, sketching and recording the details of the changing daily life he encountered.

The eponymous book on Thomas Hart Beneton is an excellent and indeed exhaustive introduction to the famous regionalist artist. With Grant Wood, Benton was especially active in the middle of the 20th century, creating a uniquely American style of art that tried to personify midwest simplicity while subtly critiquing some of the more absurd aspects of the national by: 1.

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Linked Open Data URI. An American scene painter who, along with John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood, was a leading regionalist painter of the s.

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