December 15, 2012 10:51 PM

Thomas Hart Benton mural goes to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

“America Today,” considered one of the most important and famous examples of American scene painting, is languishing in storage. That will change, however, because AXA Equitable, the insurance company that bought the mural by Thomas Hart Benton nearly 30 years ago, has decided to donate it to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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