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Thomas Hart Benton

Thomas Hart BentonBorn: 15-Apr-1889
Birthplace: Neosho, MO
Died: 19-Jan-1975
Location of death: Kansas City, MO
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Painter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Muralist

Hart's students include Jackson Pollock.

    University: Academy Julien, Paris
    University: Chicago Art Institute
    Teacher: Art Students League of New York

    Risk Factors: Ophidiophobia

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 24-Dec-1934, DETAILS: Thomas Benton's Thomas Benton

Author of books:
Tom Benton's America: An Artist in America (1937, exhibition catalogue)
An American in Art: A Professional and Technical Autobiography (1969)
Thomas Hart Benton: A Personnal Commemorative (1973)
Maverick with a Paintbrush (1977)

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