Thomas Hart Benton http://kcur.org en Thomas Hart Benton's 125th Birthday At The Kansas City Museum http://kcur.org/post/thomas-hart-bentons-125th-birthday-kansas-city-museum <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thomas Hart Benton was one of Kansas City's most famous artists. This year marks the </span>125th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;anniversary of his birth, and the Kansas City Museum is throwing a birthday party by displaying some of Benton's most prominent lithographs in a </span><a href="http://kansascitymuseum.org/BENTON/index.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">special exhibit</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><strong>Guest:</strong></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:01:22 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 53452 at http://kcur.org Thomas Hart Benton's 125th Birthday At The Kansas City Museum You Can Buy The Kansas City Board Of Trade Building, And Its Art http://kcur.org/post/you-can-buy-kansas-city-board-trade-building-and-its-art <p>The <a href="http://www.kcbt.com/">Kansas City Board of Trade</a> is slated to close its trading floor on June 28 after more than 150 years in Kansas City. In December, <a href="http://www.cmegroup.com/">CME Group</a> bought the exchange and plans to move operations to Chicago. The Board of Trade building at 4800 Main is on the market, including one of Jac T. Bowen's sculptures.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 17:07:24 +0000 Laura Spencer & Julie Denesha 38435 at http://kcur.org You Can Buy The Kansas City Board Of Trade Building, And Its Art Thomas Hart Benton: A Life http://kcur.org/post/thomas-hart-benton-life <p>If you’ve visited the Missouri State Capitol building you probably saw his work. If you’ve spent time in midtown, you might have driven by his house. If you’ve ever been a student at our art institute, you’ve studied in a place where he taught...until he lost the job.</p> <p>Today Justin Wolff, an assistant professor of art history at the University of Maine, talks about a Missouri native son: renowned painter Thomas Hart Benton.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:37:39 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske, Danie Alexander & Kathleen Pointer 15449 at http://kcur.org Thomas Hart Benton: A Life