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Title 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.
Imprint Salem, Massachusetts : Peabody Essex Museum ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books┬ĚPrestel, [2015]

Subject Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. -- Exhibitions.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. -- Sources -- Exhibitions.
Motion pictures -- United States -- Influence -- Exhibitions.
Arts and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
United States -- In art -- Exhibitions.
Alt Name Bailly, Austen Barron.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975. Works. Selections.
Peabody Essex Museum,
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art,
Amon Carter Museum of American Art,
Description 239 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 29 cm
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.
Contents The young executive and me / Rob LaZebnik -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Benton, Hollywood, and history: a timeline / Sarah N. Chasse.
ISBN 9783791354224
ISBN/ISSN 40025046363
OCLC # 898530048

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