Thomas Hart Benton'sAmerica Today Mural Rediscovered
“Thomas Hart Benton's ‘America Today’ Mural Rediscovered,” on view through April 19, 2015, celebrates the gift of Benton’s epic mural “America Today” from AXA Equitable Life Insurance. Benton painted this mural for New York's New School for Social Research to adorn the school's boardroom in its International Style modernist building on West 12th Street. | Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975). Steel from America Today, 1930–31. #newyorkcity #bentonmural
Sold Price: CHARLES ALSTON (1907 - 1977) Workers (Illustration). - October 4, 0116 2:30 PM EDT
"Workers," Charles Alston, ca. 1940. watercolor, ink and gouache, 19 1/4 x 14 1/4", private collection.
War Artists - World War Two On Canvas And Paper Part One: The Home Front
Shows a stylised painting of busy workers in an armaments factory. Munitions Factory (detail), William Roberts, 1940. Courtesy Salford Museum & Art Gallery.
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Thomas Hart Benton | America Today | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artist: Thomas Hart Benton (American, Neosho, Missouri 1889–1975 Kansas City, Missouri). Date: 1930–31. Medium: Ten panels: Egg tempera with oil glazing...
An Era-Defining 1930s Mural of American Excess and Industry Is Revived
After its acquisition in 2012, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is debuting Thomas Hart Benton's 1930s "America Today" mural not as a painting, but as a room.