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Symposium—"The Full Force of His Spiritual Bellows": Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural, Part 2

Afternoon Session—America Today and Beyond

Welcoming Remarks:
Sylvia L. Yount, Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in Charge, The American Wing, MMA

Introduction:
Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture, The American Wing, MMA

Lectures:
"When Realisms Reigned: Mexico/New York ca. 1930"
Anna Indych-López, Associate Professor of Art History, The City College of New York and The Graduate Center of The City University of New York

"Fighting Blues; Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series"
Leah Dickerman, Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, and Director, The Museum Research Consortium, The Museum of Modern Art

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered, on view September 30, 2014–April 19, 2015.

Recorded March 2, 2015

The symposium is made possible by the Clara Lloyd-Smith Weber Fund.

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