Thomas W. Benton

February 21, 2013

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