Liz Murphy, Joan Stack | | Posted 10/24/11

What does war look like through the eyes of an artist like Thomas Hart Benton? An exhibit at the National Churchill Museum in Fulton showcases work Benton did for the Navy during World War II. With that exhibit open -- and with America currently involved in two wars overseas -- we take a look at the symbolism and imagery of art during wartime. We'll also learn more about the life and work of one of Missouri's most important artists.

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“Leave the past to history especially as I propose to write that history myself.”

Winston S. Churchill