Thomas W. Benton was an American artist whose work continued to evolve throughout his lifetime from political posters to abstract silkscreen prints, monotypes and oil paintings. He was also a close friend of Hunter S. Thompson, with whom he often collaborated.
Featured image: Thomas W. Benton – Gate Series Red, 1980 (detail). Silkscreen. 35 × 35 in. 88.9 × 88.9 cm. Edition of 250. This is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy RoGallery