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Orange County Courthouse
About the Artwork
This print measures approximately 10 x 12.75 inches and is located on the second floor, south hallway.
About the Artist
Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri, attended boarding school in Washington, D.C., and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. He lived in Paris, New York, and eventually settled in kansas City as a professor at the Kansas City Art Institute. Among his noteworthy pupils were Jackson Pollock, Aaron Pyle and Bill Hammond. Benton is best known for his regionalist murals depicting everyday life in the Midwest. Thomas Hart Benton, Grant Wood and John Steuart Curry are considered the heavyweights in the American regionalist movement.
Did you know?
The Orange County Courthouse houses a collection of WPA era art with prints by some of the most famous American artists of that time period.
Discover Art in Central Florida!
For those who have eyes to see, there are hundreds of works of art around them.
This web site provides some information on many of those works of art that can
be regularly viewed in Orange County by any member of the public without an
admission fee. They are outside in public view, or located in an interior area
that is normally open to the public.
Look around this web site and find something that interests you. Then go see it
in person. The information you find here will add to the pleasure of exploring
public art in Central Florida.
If, in your travels around Orange County, you come across some public art that
is not listed here, please let us know so we can add it. If you are aware of
additional information about art or artist that is included here, again, please
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