Thomas Hart Benton (painter), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Thomas Hart Benton (painter)

American painter

Date of Birth: 15-Apr-1889

Place of Birth: Neosho, Missouri, United States

Date of Death: 19-Jan-1975

Profession: painter, university teacher

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Thomas Hart Benton (painter)

  • Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist.
  • Along with Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry, he was at the forefront of the Regionalist art movement.
  • His fluid, sculpted figures in his paintings showed everyday people in scenes of life in the United States.
  • His work is strongly associated with the Midwestern United States, the region in which he was born and which he called home for most of his life.
  • He also studied in Paris, lived in New York City for more than 20 years and painted scores of works there, summered for 50 years on Martha's Vineyard off the New England coast, and also painted scenes of the American South and West.

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