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Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975) City Activities with Dance Hall, from America Today, 1930–31.  Ten panels: distemper and egg tempera on gessoed linen with oil glaze. AXA Equitable Donates Thomas Hart Benton's Epic 1920s Mural "America Today" to Metropolitan Museum
ArtfixDaily Staff - December 11th, 2012 21:59
American artist Thomas Hart Benton’s epic mural America Today—a sweeping panorama of American life, celebrating the promise of modern industry and technology and the accomplishments of working people in the boom years of the 1920s—has been donated by AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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The strongest performer from the Langell Collection was this rare painting by Raymond Jonson (American, 1981-1982) titled “Arroyo 4 (1922).” This signed framed oil on board was expected to sell for $12,000 on the high side but sold for a staggering $65,175.
    On Sunday, December 9, 2012, Clars Auction Gallery hosted their monthly Fine Art sale which included the exceptional collection of 20th century Southwestern paintings and prints ...
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Aaronel deRoy Gruber (1918-2011), Revolving Eye, 1969-70, Plexiglas, motorized and illuminated, 34 x 14 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches.  Collection: Mr.  Irv Gruber Aaronel deRoy Gruber: An Art(ist) in Motion
March 9 - June 2, 2013

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Daniel Ridgway Knight, Waiting for the Ferry, 1885.  Heckscher Museum of Art; August Heckscher Collection The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Mirrored Images: Realism in the 19th and 20th Centuries On View December 8 through March 24, 2013
Release Date: 08 December 2012
The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Mirrored Images: Realism in the 19th and 20th Centuries.  On view from December 8 through March 24, 2013 this exhibition is drawn exclusively from the Museum’s Permanent Collection and reveals the enduring appeal of the observed world as a ...

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