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Susan Teller

We feature American paintings and works on paper from the 1920s to the 1950s with special interest in the Urban/Industrial Scene, Modernism, Atelier 17, Surrealism, and African American work.

Depression-Era American Art at the Royal Academy

  • Thomas Hart Benton, The Race (also titled Homeward Bound), 1942

    Thomas Hart Benton, The Race (also titled Homeward Bound), 1942

Work by Thomas Hart Benton is featured in America After the Fall: Painting in the 1930s, at The Royal Academy of Arts, London, through June 4.

 

Above is Benton’s lithograph The Race (also titled Homeward Bound), of 1942.

In the Creekmore Fath print catalogue raisonné there's a note by Benton that horses galloped with steam engines but not with diesels.

A member of Associated American Artists’ 'Triumvirate of American Regionalism' along with John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood, Benton was a painter, muralist, and printmaker. His America Today mural series of 1930-31 is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; A Social History of the State of Missouri, 1936, is in the Missouri State House, Jefferson City, and is NOT TO MISSED!

 

 

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