Ken Burns: Thomas Hart Benton DVD

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Item #: WB6582
One of America's best-known, least-understood painters was Thomas Hart Benton. Ken Burns traces the pioneering artist's turbulent career in this bittersweet portrait, highlighting the fierce controversy over his work. The film combines rare archival material, commentary by those close to the artist, and a stunning selection of Benton's superb paintings and murals to create a moving profile of the 20th-century ... More
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One of America's best-known, least-understood painters was Thomas Hart Benton. Ken Burns traces the pioneering artist's turbulent career in this bittersweet portrait, highlighting the fierce controversy over his work. The film combines rare archival material, commentary by those close to the artist, and a stunning selection of Benton's superb paintings and murals to create a moving profile of the 20th-century genius.

Producer: Ken Burns, Julie Dunfey
Executive Producer: Ken Burns
Production Year: 1989
Copyright Year: 1988
Rating: TV-PG
Director: Ken Burns
Narrator: Jason Robards
Writers: Geoffrey C. Ward
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 87 minutes
Audio Format: Stereo