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Thomas Hart Benton: Artist, Writer, Intellectual

Edited with an introduction by R. Douglas Hurt and Mary K. Dains

Table of Contents

Foreword
vii


Introduction
xi
R. Douglas Hurt and Mary K. Dains
Thomas Hart Benton and the Left
1
Matthew Baigell
The Year of Peril: Thomas Hart Benton and World War II
35
Erika Doss
Religious Motifs in the Work of Thomas Hart Benton
65
Robert L. Gambone
Tom Benton: Personal Reminiscences
95
Sidney Larson
Thomas Hart Benton’s Epic of a Usable Past
117
Karal Ann Marling
Public Art and Political Controversy
139
Bob Priddy
An Artist in America: Thomas Hart Benton’s “Song of Himself”
165
Elizabeth Schultz
Thomas Hart Benton’s New York Years
191
Douglas Wixson
Suggested Readings
219


Index
221