Thomas Hart Benton

(American, 1889–1975)

aaron by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Aaron, 1940

3,800 USD

back view, man with scythe by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Back View, Man with Scythe

3,200 USD

cotton pickers by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Cotton Pickers

Price on Request

crucible at the bessemer converter, bethlehem steel, pittsburgh by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Crucible at the Bessemer Converter, Bethlehem Steel, Pittsburgh, 1930

Price on Request

flood "mississippi backwater" by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Flood "Mississippi Backwater", 1937

16,500 USD

front half study of mule by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Front Half Study of Mule, 1935

4,500 USD

Biography

Timeline

1889
Born on April 15 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 the U.S. Navy
1975
Died on January 19 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.