Thomas Hart Benton was one of Kansas City's most famous artists. This year marks the 125th anniversary of his birth, and the Kansas City Museum is throwing a birthday party by displaying some of Benton's most prominent lithographs in a special exhibit.
- Lisa Shockley, curator of collections for the Kansas City Museum
Eds note: In the broadcast of this segment Rita Benton, Thomas Hart Benton's wife, was incorrectly identified as the model used as reference for the painting "Persephone." The model was Imogene Bunten.