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Thomas Hart Benton

Benton, Thomas Hart

Thomas Hart Benton

an American original

by Benton, Thomas Hart

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Published by Trustees of the Nelson Gallery Foundation in [Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcurated by Henry Adams ; organized by Ellen R. Goheen ; checklist prepared by Ellen R. Goheen.
ContributionsNelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 91/01551 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1673506M
LC Control Number91815356

At the outbreak of the War ofJackson made Benton his aide-de-campwith a commission as a lieutenant colonel. From their branches long whiskers of moss hang in gray veils. His father named him for his own great-uncle Thomas Hart Benton, who was one of the first two senators from Missouri when it became a state. Unlike many other antislavery Democrats, he rejected the newly formed Republican Partyand he went so far as to oppose his own son-in-law, John C.

As a Tennessean, he was under Jackson's shadow; in Missouri, he could be a big fish in the as-yet small pond. He originally considered the natural border of the U. Among other things, the perfume of the lilies of love comes there, an extraordinarily pungent narcotic to disguise with the grace of tender illusion the sinister wills and compulsions of the rackets. Benton was outspoken about his views on art and many other topics. Fremontwas the Republican presidential candidate in ; nor would he accept instructions from the Missouri legislature.

His father sent him to Western Military Academy in —06, hoping to shape him for a political career. One night in Joplin, he was at a bar, admiring the artwork on the wall of a bare maiden. They were married for almost 53 years until Benton's death in ; Rita died eleven weeks after her husband. Hence his distrust and finally hatred of John C.


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Pollock often said that Benton's traditional teachings gave him something to rebel Thomas Hart Benton book. The art world generally saw his folksy, rural, and realistic style as a reactionary response to most modern art movements. Unlike many other antislavery Democrats, he rejected the newly formed Republican Partyand he went so far as to oppose his own son-in-law, John C.

The prints were widely distributed. Benton, a southerner and slave owner, became increasingly uncomfortable with the topic.

Soon, he realized his political father had friends everywhere, and Joplin was not a big enough to escape the feeling of being judged, so the search for himself continued. Rather than a complete break from Benton, Pollock's move towards pure abstraction is best seen as an aesthetic shift.

For me, the stories are worth the read. During ReconstructionBenton County, Mississippiwas misrepresented by residents as being named after Benton. He was widely known for issuing some very homophobic views about art critics and the art world. This stacking of a landscape into linear blocks was a typical modernist approach used by both European and American artists.

Thomas Hart Benton

He also collected and catalogued popular music, and was friends with Thomas Hart Benton book Charles Seeger. From then on, the subject of his works took priority over the style. He was the originator of the Thomas Hart Benton book of homestead laws by which the public lands were used to promote the settlement of the west by homeseekers.

Later in the war, classified as a "camoufleur", Benton drew the camouflaged ships that entered Norfolk harbor. He got in with some well-to-dos and began painting these men and it became a more steady income. Building an electoral base among small farmers and traders in the mids, Benton became a crusader for the distribution of public lands to settlers.

Foote was wrestled to the floor, where he was disarmed. It should also be required reading for anyone interested in the history of ideas even mistaken ones and the tangled interfaces between art, politics, and living.

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