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The Resource American epics : Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, Edited by Austen Barron Bailly ; With contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Matthew Bernstein, Janet C. Blyberg, Sarah N. Chasse, Margaret C. Conrads, Erika Doss, John Herron, Rob LaZebnik, Greil Marcus, Leo G. Mazow, Pellom McDaniels III, Richard J. Powell, and Jake Milgram Wien

American epics : Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, Edited by Austen Barron Bailly ; With contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Matthew Bernstein, Janet C. Blyberg, Sarah N. Chasse, Margaret C. Conrads, Erika Doss, John Herron, Rob LaZebnik, Greil Marcus, Leo G. Mazow, Pellom McDaniels III, Richard J. Powell, and Jake Milgram Wien

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American epics : Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
Title
American epics
Title remainder
Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Austen Barron Bailly ; With contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Matthew Bernstein, Janet C. Blyberg, Sarah N. Chasse, Margaret C. Conrads, Erika Doss, John Herron, Rob LaZebnik, Greil Marcus, Leo G. Mazow, Pellom McDaniels III, Richard J. Powell, and Jake Milgram Wien
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Host institution
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This generously illustrated book explores the connections between Thomas Hart Benton's art and Hollywood movies from groundbreaking perspectives. Thomas Hart Benton was a thoroughly American artist. His regionally focused paintings and murals depicted everyday American life as well as the country's history. This volume focuses on one of the most American of Benton's associations: Hollywood. Not only did Benton create commissioned murals and portraits of film stars and movies, but he also developed a style that was highly theatrical and narrative. This volume is the first to collect all the works conceived by Benton for the film industry. It includes related ephemera, photographs, and documents of Benton at work, along with a series of thought-provoking essays that explore a diverse array of topics--from Benton's engagement with American identity from the 1920s to the 1960s, to parallels between Benton's use of Old Master methods and film production techniques. Fans of Thomas Hart Benton will find surprising insights into his career, while those fascinated by Hollywood history will discover how one of America's most revered artists shaped and was in turn influenced by the film industry
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
759.13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1889-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bailly, Austen Barron
  • Benton, Thomas Hart
  • Peabody Essex Museum
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benton, Thomas Hart
  • Benton, Thomas Hart
  • Benton, Thomas Hart
  • Motion pictures
  • United States
  • Arts and society
  • Arts and society
  • History
  • Motion pictures
  • United States
Label
American epics : Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, Edited by Austen Barron Bailly ; With contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Matthew Bernstein, Janet C. Blyberg, Sarah N. Chasse, Margaret C. Conrads, Erika Doss, John Herron, Rob LaZebnik, Greil Marcus, Leo G. Mazow, Pellom McDaniels III, Richard J. Powell, and Jake Milgram Wien
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Publication
Note
"American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood accompanies the exhibition of the same name, organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, in collaboration with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas"--Colophon
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Grapes of Wrath in pictures
  • Margaret C. Conrads
  • "Dem shoes": Thomas Hart Benton's Romance
  • Richard J. Powell
  • Movie culture in the segregated era
  • Matthew Bernstein
  • Mining the dream factory: Thomas Hart Benton, American artists, and the rise of the movie industry
  • Erika Doss
  • The Hollywood "notes"
  • Janet C. Blyberg
  • The young executive and me
  • Machinery of the industry
  • Leo G. Mazow
  • Thomas Hart Benton and the art of painting cinematically
  • Jake Milgram Wien
  • The year of painting furiously: Thomas Hart Benton, 1942
  • Jake Milgram Wien
  • Negro soldier: American manhood personified
  • Pellom McDaniels III
  • Why I live where I live
  • Griel Marcus
  • Rob LaZebnik
  • Benton, Hollywood, and history: a timeline
  • Sarah N. Chasse
  • Hollywood journey
  • Thomas Hart Benton
  • True west: Thomas Hart Benton and American epics
  • Austen Barron Bailly
  • John Ford, Thomas Hart Benton, and the American frontier
  • John Herron
Control code
ocn898530048
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9783791354224
Lccn
2014047829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)898530048
Label
American epics : Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood, Edited by Austen Barron Bailly ; With contributions by Austen Barron Bailly, Matthew Bernstein, Janet C. Blyberg, Sarah N. Chasse, Margaret C. Conrads, Erika Doss, John Herron, Rob LaZebnik, Greil Marcus, Leo G. Mazow, Pellom McDaniels III, Richard J. Powell, and Jake Milgram Wien
Publication
Note
"American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood accompanies the exhibition of the same name, organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, in collaboration with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas"--Colophon
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Grapes of Wrath in pictures
  • Margaret C. Conrads
  • "Dem shoes": Thomas Hart Benton's Romance
  • Richard J. Powell
  • Movie culture in the segregated era
  • Matthew Bernstein
  • Mining the dream factory: Thomas Hart Benton, American artists, and the rise of the movie industry
  • Erika Doss
  • The Hollywood "notes"
  • Janet C. Blyberg
  • The young executive and me
  • Machinery of the industry
  • Leo G. Mazow
  • Thomas Hart Benton and the art of painting cinematically
  • Jake Milgram Wien
  • The year of painting furiously: Thomas Hart Benton, 1942
  • Jake Milgram Wien
  • Negro soldier: American manhood personified
  • Pellom McDaniels III
  • Why I live where I live
  • Griel Marcus
  • Rob LaZebnik
  • Benton, Hollywood, and history: a timeline
  • Sarah N. Chasse
  • Hollywood journey
  • Thomas Hart Benton
  • True west: Thomas Hart Benton and American epics
  • Austen Barron Bailly
  • John Ford, Thomas Hart Benton, and the American frontier
  • John Herron
Control code
ocn898530048
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9783791354224
Lccn
2014047829
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)898530048

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