Thomas Hart Benton's 125th Birthday At The Kansas City Museum
Thomas Hart Benton was one of Kansas City's most famous artists. This year marks the 125th 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 special exhibit.
- Lisa Shockley, curator of collections for the Kansas City Museum
Eds note: In the broadcast of this segment Rita Benton, Thomas Hart Benton's wife, was incorrectly identified as the model used as reference for the painting "Persephone." The model was Imogene Bunten.