Thomas Hart Benton  (American, 1889-1975) 

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Thomas Hart Benton Biography
1889   Born: on April 15th in Neosho, MO
1905 - 1906   Neosho High School. (First work as an artist for Joplin American as a cartoonist.)
1907   Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
1908 - 1911   Academie Julien, Paris, France
1918 - 1919   Draftsman for U.S. Navy
1975   Died on January 19th in Kansas City, MO
Selected Exhibitions
2008   Paradigms and the Unexpected: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Shey Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
2007   Modernisms, Whitney Museumof Art, New York
2007   Leaving a Mark: The Winston and Ada Eason Collection, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, OK
2006   The John and Mary Lou Pacton Collection, Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
2006   A Celebration of New Yorks, Georgie O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
2005   The Modern West: American Landscapes, 1890-1950
2004   Spirit of a Nation, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
2004   Coming Home, First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
2003   Gadgets and Gizmos, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
2003   Bridging the Border: Shared Themes in Mexican and US Art 1900-1950, Davis Museum and Cultural Center-Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2002   The History of American Printmaking, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
2001   Art for the Masses-Associated American Artist Prints, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2001   Past Present Future-Notions of Time in Twentieth-Century Art, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
2001   Eye of Modernism, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
2000   Elements of the north American Landscape, Works on Paper from the AMAM, The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
1999   America at Work 1945, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
1926   Exhibition of Portraits of New England Characters.
Literature
1939   A Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Thomas Hart Benton, by Thomas Craven, published by Associated American Artists.

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