Thomas Hart Benton

(American, 1889 - 1975)

wreck of the old 97 by thomas hart benton

Thomas Hart Benton

Wreck of the Old 97, 1944

Biographie

Chronologie

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

Expositions

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

Publications

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