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Collection Loan: American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood includes a thematic presentation of Benton’s paintings, drawings, and prints, with related ephemera, film clips and stills. As one of the fourteen panels of the mural American Historical Epic, Benton’s Slaves is presented as part of the complete mural, installed in a single gallery for the first time.

This exhibition is also on view at  Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, October 10, 2015–January 3, 2016; Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, February 6–May 1, 2016; and Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 9–September 5, 2016.

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Thomas Hart Benton, Slaves, 1924–27. Oil on cotton duck mounted on board, Image: 66 7/16 x 72 3/8 x 1 7/16in. (168.8 x 183.8 x 3.7cm) Frame: 72 1/4 x 78 x 3in. (183.5 x 198.1 x 7.6cm), Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Art Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2003.4