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May / June 2015

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AMERICAN EPICS THOMAS HART BENTON AND HOLLYWOOD Thomas Hart Benton, Self-Portrait with Rita (detail), 1922. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack H. Mooney. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution/ Art Resource, NY. Works of art by Thomas Hart Benton are © T.H. Benton and R.P. Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. The Peabody Essex Museum organized American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood in collaboration with the Amon Carter Museum of American Art and the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. The exhibition was made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence. The National Endowment for the Arts and Carolyn and Peter S. Lynch and The Lynch Foundation provided generous support. Christie's provided in-kind support. The East India Marine Associates of the Peabody Essex Museum also provided support. Media Partners: The Boston Globe, WBZ-TV and myTV38. Premieres June 6, 2015 One of 20th-century America's greatest painters! His style of visual storytelling explored connections between art and the movies. 161 Essex St. | Salem, MA |

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