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Thomas Hart Benton

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
Core Subject(s): Fine Arts - Visual Arts
Length: 01:27:17
Usage rights: Download and retain personal copies in perpetuity.

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His paintings were burly, energetic and as uncompromising as the Midwestern landscapes and laborers they celebrated. This film uses long-lost footage, penetrating interviews and the magnificent art of Benton to tell 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.



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