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Ken Burns : Thomas Hart Benton

Author: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1989] 2017. ©1989
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; PBS (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1048826676
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by PBS, 1989.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 15, 2017.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 26 min., 59 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Thomas Hart Benton: Introduction (2:04); Benton's Nature (3:47); Neosho (3:10); Cartoonist For Joplin American (3:23); New York (2:03); Breaking Onto the Art Scene (3:22); Changing Family Dynamics (3:52); Often Away (4:04); Celebrated Artist or Hack? (4:11); Creating American Art (3:24); Traveling Back to the Midwest (1:47); Kansas City (5:16); Art Instructor (4:38); An Artist Who Can Write (5:01); Years of Peril (4:48); End of the War (3:16); Later Years (3:21); Outliving Your Enemies (2:16); Traveling Again (3:05); A True Partner (4:14); Harry S. Truman (3:00); Last Works (4:09); The Benton Bash (2:30); Conclusion: Ken Burns: Thomas Hart Benton (3:27); Credits: Ken Burns: Thomas Hart Benton (2:26);
Responsibility: PBS.
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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.

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