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Benton Spruance, the artist and the man

by Lloyd M. Abernethy

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Published by Art Alliance Press, Associated University Presses in Philadelphia, London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Spruance, Benton, 1904-1967.,
    • Spruance, Benton, 1904-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Lithographers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLloyd M. Abernethy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNE539.S67 A4 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2741442M
      ISBN 100879825170
      LC Control Number86047620

      Benton Murdoch Spruance () was an artist and art teacher. His most notable artistic achievements were his strong and dramatic lithographs. In the s and s Spruance produced realistic, black and white images, later turning to more metaphysical themes and the use of colored lithography. son(), or Barry Moser (). But then there is Benton Murdoch Spruance (). Benton Spruance (), one of the nation’s most distinguished printmakers, spent his life as an artist and teacher in Philadelphia, principally as chairman of the Fine Arts Department at Beaver College and director of theAuthor: Brother Daniel Burke Fsc.

      Includes a biography of the artist Benton Murdoch Spruance at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois 3 works online (Note that this site opens each work in a new window) Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana. After a year studying architecture at the University of Pennsylvania in his native Philadelphia, Benton Murdoch Spruance received a scholarship to the city’s most prestigious art school, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (–29), where he was awarded two Cresson Travel Scholarships for European study, including intensive training.

      Benton Murdoch Spruance was one of the most influential and prolific color lithographers in the history of twentieth-century modernism. Innovative in the field of color lithography, Spruance, through his diligence and experimentation, was able to push the medium to new levels. Burlesque, c. , by Thomas Hart Benton, American, – Tempera on panel, 9 1/2x 12 1/2 inches. Philadelphia Museum of Art: Bequest of Edward Suckle, M.D.


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Benton Spruance: The Artist and the Man [Abernethy, Lloyd M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Benton Spruance: The Artist and the ManAuthor: Lloyd M. Abernethy. Saturday's child Benton Spruance student finds a medium --The formative years --The artist as teacher --Of family and friends --The transitional years --The mature artist --The artist as advocate --The Passion of Ahab --A spririt of the dawn --Appendix: the lithographs of Benton Spruance one-man shows, Benton Murdoch Spruance (J –December 6, ) American painter, printmaker, architect.

Spruance was born and died in was a long-term faculty member and Chairman of the Arts Department at Beaver College in Glenside, PA, as well as Chairman of the Printmaking Department of the Philadelphia College of a printmaker, Spruance was Authority control: BNF: cbf (data).

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About Benton Spruance. Benton Murdoch Spruance () Benton Spruance created paintings and murals, but his primary medium was lithography. The artist was born in Philadelphia, where he studied at the University of Pennsylvania School of Fine Art and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

View Benton Murdoch Spruance’s artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available prints and multiples, works on paper, and paintings for sale and learn about the ality: American.

Souvenir of Lidice / Benton Spruance. Summary Allegory suggestive of the crucifixion, portraying three men in Lidice, Czechoslovakia, killed by Nazis in reprisal for assassination of Reinhard Heydrich. Contributor Names Spruance, Benton,artist.

His themes reflect his interest in the common man, religion and death, the love of family and friends. Fine's well-written introduction gives a brief critical overview. The catalogue raisonne contains the prints of Spruance's oeuvre in various states and editions when these could be identified.

Recommended for large : Ruth Fine, Robert Looney. Full text of "Benton Spruance: [lithographs Philadelphia College of Art, September October 6, ]" See other formats BENTON SPRUANCE Lithographs The Philadelphia College of Art is pleased to present this retrospective exhibition of the lithographs of Benton Spruance, in honor of his distinguished achievement as artist and as a member of its.

Thomas Hart Benton () Benton fits the familiar mold of Jack London, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway—the roughneck artist, the temperamental genius disguised as a Joe. But beneath the denim and swagger, there lurks something else: a soul, Benton said, ‘impregnated with a deep sense of the value of life, of the beauty of the basic Read More».

A pioneer in color lithography, Benton Spruance spent most of his life in Philadelphia, where he attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and became one of the city's leading artists.

In the twenties and thirties Spruance was known for prints that one critic described as his "velvety urban scenes and 'social conscious' series," which Born: In Benton Spruance, the artist and the man, Lloyd Abernathy wrote: ‘Many works were also given over to the dynamics and perils of modern transportation “I am completing ‘Traffic Control’ for this reason,” [Spruance] reported to Zigrosser, “that aided by you, I’ve put on stone three subjects not being done by anyone else – football, automobiles and fencing.

Thomas Hart Benton was an American artist whose paintings, lithographs, and murals contributed to the Regionalist movement.

View Thomas Hart Benton’s 3, artworks on artnet. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. See available prints and multiples, works on paper, and paintings for sale and learn about the Nationality: American.

Benton Murdoch SPRUANCE () is an artist born in The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a print-multiple sold inat Christie's, and the most recent auction result is a print-multiple sold in 's price levels for this artist are based on auction : You searched for: benton spruance.

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United States United States. Title Odysseus / BS. Summary Head and shoulders of man pulling sail up mast with rope. Contributor Names Spruance, Benton,artist. “Spruance was a firm believer in a ‘hands on’ approach to art instruction; students should see, closely study, and, where possible, actually handle the original works under consideration.” - Lloyd Abernethy, “Benton Spruance: The Artist and the Man” ()⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣Location: Benton Spruance Art Center, S Easton Rd, Glenside,PA.Man Against Monster Benton Spruance.

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*for your first purchase of $ or more.Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol, number 4, October 1, Front Matter. Benton Spruance: The Artist and the Man, by Anne Cannon Palumbo Paul H. Mattingly.

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