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Title American epics : Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood / edited by Austen Barron Bailly ; with contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Matthew Bernstein, Janet C. Blyberg, Sarah N. Chasse, Margaret C. Conrads, Erika Doss, John Herron, Rob LaZebnik, Greil Marcus, Leo G. Mazow, Pellom McDaniels III, Richard J. Powell, and Jake Milgram Wien.

Publication Info. Salem, Massachusetts : Peabody Essex Museum ; Munich ; London ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2015.


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Description 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Note "American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood accompanies the exhibition of the same name organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, in collaboration with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas"--Colophon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-229) and index.
Contents The young executive and me / Rob LaZebnik -- Hollywood journey / Thomas Hart Benton -- True west: Thomas Hart Benton and American epics / Austen Barron Bailly -- John Ford, Thomas Hart Benton, and the American frontier / John Herron -- The Grapes of Wrath in pictures / Margaret C. Conrads -- "Dem shoes": Thomas Hart Benton's Romance / Richard J. Powell -- Movie culture in the segregated era / Matthew Bernstein -- Mining the dream factory: Thomas Hart Benton, American artists, and the rise of the movie industry -- The Hollywood "notes" / Janet C. Blyberg -- Machinery of the industry / Leo G. Mazow -- Thomas Hart Benton and the art of painting cinematically / Jake Milgram Wien -- The year of painting furiously: Thomas Hart Benton, 1942 / Jake Milgram Wien -- Negro soldier: American manhood personified / Pellom McDaniels III -- Why I live where I live / Griel Marcus -- Benton, Hollywood, and history: a timeline / Sarah N. Chasse.
Subject Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 -- Exhibitions.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975 -- Sources -- Exhibitions.
Motion pictures -- United States -- Influence -- Exhibitions.
United States -- In art -- Exhibitions.
Arts and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Bailly, Austen Barron, editor, contributor.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. Works. Selections.
Peabody Essex Museum, host institution.
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, host institution.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, host institution.
Milwaukee Art Museum, host institution.
Added Title Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
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