Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Downloadable Video - 1989
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One of America's best-known, least-understood painters was Thomas Hart Benton. Ken Burns traces the pioneering artist's turbulent career in this bittersweet portrait, highlighting the fierce controversy over his work. The film combines rare archival material, commentary by those close to the artist, and a stunning selection of Benton's superb paintings and murals to create a moving profile of the 20th-century genius.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS : Made available through hoopla, 1989
ISBN: 9781415702420
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 90 min.)) : sd., col


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kevfarley Apr 01, 2013

A thought filled and balanced biography. It looks into the painter and at his creative process and ideas,.. but also delves into both the 'art world' and the 'common man' contexts that inter-reacted with his work. Wonderful color rendering of the paintings themselves!!

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