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Thomas Hart Benton

Takes a look at the life and times of Thomas Hart Benton, a midwestern regionalist artist who celebrated American subject matter in his paintings.

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  • "Takes a look at the life and times of Thomas Hart Benton, a midwestern regionalist artist who celebrated American subject matter in his paintings."@en
  • "Thomas Hart Benton wanted to make art available to ordinary people. To do that, he took on the whole art world and embroiled himself in endless controversy."
  • "One of America's best-known, least-understood painters was Thomas Hart Benton. Ken Burns traces the pioneering artist's turbulent career in this bittersweet portrait, highlighting the fierce controversy over his work. The film combines rare archival material, commentary by those close to the artist, and a stunning selection of Benton's superb paintings and murals to create a moving profile of the 20th-century genius."@en
  • "The life and work of artist Thomas Hart Benton as shown through his paintings, through old newsreels, and through interviews with people who knew him."@en
  • "Filmmaker Ken Burns traces the life and career of one of America's best known painters."@en
  • "Thomas Hart Benton depicted a self-reliant America emerging from the Depression. Today his work hangs in museums, but during his life, Benton preferred to hang them in saloons, where ordinary people could appreciate them in congenial surroundings. Ken Burns uses long-lost footage, penetrating interviews, and Benton's magnificent art to tell the story of an extraordinary American artist."
  • "Narrator, Jason Robards, and a host of family, friends, and colleagues of Benton reflect on the man, his works, and his impact."
  • "Long-lost footage, penetrating interviews and the magnificent art of Benton tell the bitter-sweet story of an extraordinary American artist who became emblematic of the price all artists must pay to remain true to their talents and themselves."@en
  • "The bittersweet story of an extraordinary American artist who became emblematic of the price all artists must pay to remain true to their talents and themselves."
  • "His paintings were burly & energetic. Thomas Hart Benton depicted a self-reliant America emerging from the Depression. Ken Burns uses long-lost footage, interviews, and the art of Benton to tell the bittersweet story of an extraordinary American artist."
  • "The life and work of artist Thomas Hart Benton as shown through his paintings, through old newreels, and through interviews with people who knew him."@en
  • "Thomas Hart Benton depicted a self-reliant America emerging from the Depression. Today his work hangs in museums, but during his life, Benton preferred to hang them in saloons, where ordinary people could appreciate them in congenial surroundings. Ken Burns uses long-lost footage, penetrating interviews, and Benton's magnificent art to tell the story of an extraordinary American artist."
  • "The life and work of artist Thomas Hart Benton as shown through his paintings, old newsreels, and interviews with people who knew him."@en

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  • "Documentary television programs."@en
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  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en
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  • "Documentary films."@en
  • "Video recordings for the hearing impaired."@en

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