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Thomas Hart Benton

(American, 1889–1975)

buffalo river (canoe with three men) by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Buffalo River (Canoe with Three Men), 1973

the revolution in pengelly hall, flint’s smolny institute by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

The Revolution in Pengelly Hall, Flint’s Smolny Institute, 1937

threshing rice by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Threshing Rice, ca. 1926

Biography

Timeline

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

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
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
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
Coming Home, First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Bridging the Border: Shared Themes in Mexican and US Art 1900-1950, Davis Museum and Cultural Center-Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2003
Gadgets and Gizmos, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

Literature

1939
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Works of Thomas Hart Benton, by Thomas Craven, published by Associated American Artists.