Hollywood

Tempera with oil on canvas, mounted on panel | 142.2 x 213.4cm | 1937-1938

Thomas Hart Benton

Hollywood resulted from Thomas Hart Benton's Life magazine-sponsored excursion to Tinseltown in the summer of 1937. The composition unites various aspects of movie-making, revealing Benton's fascination with what he called "the machinery of the indus...
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