American Epics Thomas Hart Benson And Hollywood

The book American Epics: Thomas Hart Benson And Hollywood is the first to turn a spotlight upon all Benton's work in the movie business and the effect it had upon his art and life. Richly illustrated, with in-depth essays by experts on both the artist and American culture, the book also includes a detailed timeline charting the intersections of Benton's career with the movie industry, race relations, the war and the Great Depression. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email mailorder@royalacademy.org.uk and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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No. of Pages 240
No. of Illustrations 230
Dimensions 12.7 x 3 x 19.8cm
Fabric & material Hardback
SKU 02085534

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Product story

Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) was renowned as a painter who depicted both everyday American life and the country's history.

Edited by Austen Barron Bailly with contributions by 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.

Hardcover bound in orange linen with embossed orange foil title and paper book jacket.

Published in association with the Peabody Essex Museum.

256 pages with 178 colour and 45 black and white illustrations.

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