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"Home+Land" + Gallery Talk + Prize

This coming Saturday, August 1, I will be giving a Gallery Talk at the West End Gallery in support of my current show, Home+Land… 509 more words

Favorite Things

2015 Trip 4, Boston, July 14-18

Boston-Saint Paul, July 18

This was a brief trip to visit Deb and Rebecca in Boston. It is a tribute to Boston and the eastern Massachusetts area that we still are able to find new places to visit despite our frequent trips there. 1,772 more words


Giant Stick Sculpture

On Sunday, I got to the Peabody Essex Museum early and decided to walk around Salem before going in to see the Thomas Hart Bentons. I thought I might take a look at the hotel where I stayed when DeAnna and Mairtin got married. 288 more words

Thomas Hart Benton

Art: Thomas Hart Benton
One of my favorites: Spring on the Missouri, 1945, oil and tempera on Masonite panel. On loan to the PEM from the North Carolina Museum of Art. 330 more words

Painting the American Aspect

Created in the heart of the Great Depression the WPA supported thousands of artists thus some of the best scenes of the nation were created – some noble, some absurd – portraying the spirit of the 1930’s. 77 more words


PEM Thomas Hart Benton Exhibit a Dramatic Slice of Americana

“Hollywood” — The 1937-38 Life magazine commission is the centerpiece of the Peabody Essex Museum’s exciting new exhibit.

For Thomas Hart Benton, history was not a scholarly study, but a drama. 564 more words

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