Interpret painting you would normally take your pigments Thomas Hart Benton Art and prepare them before you mix them with the egg medium by grinding them and to smooth homogeneous particles Benton was not so great at this he tended instead of to go through this process.
He would often just dip his brush into the medium and then into a jar of pigment and kind of smoosh them around a little bit on his palate and then paint on the wall and we still to this day really don’t have a definitive answer on on whether he painted them with egg white or egg yolk.
When the painting finally began the pace was manic with two thousand seven hundred and sixty square feet of mural to be completed he never stopped to revise believing that last-minute changes were invariably a mistake he later wrote after.
I’ve gone through with my practical preparations which are elaborate and occupy the major part of the time spent on any job a certain kind of thoughtless freedom comes over me once on the wall I paint with downright sensual pleasure I run easily into childish ego mania or adolescent emotionalism after their completion a -foot slot had to be cut into the side of the Germania Hall to get the mural panels
A specially built truck for the trip to Chicago million people attended the #wikipedia fair in when the fair opened the Indiana Hall, There was the only one completed of all the states with pavilions as visitors entered the indiana hall they were met with murals formerly described as a social history of indiana two parallel timelines of progress were on either wall.
Industrial progress ran along one side and cultural progress on the other each timeline started with the early Native American cultures meeting of the Civil War in the center they ended with the present day of the s well deemed a success by the Indiana pavilions planners