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AXA donates to The Met 29 drawings and studies related to Thomas Hart Benton's mural America Today

The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the global insurance company AXA announced today the recent gift to the Museum of 29 drawings and studies relating to Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today. This contribution follows AXA's 2012 gift of the mural itself, America Today, which was a transformative addition to the Museum's collection of American modernism. The works are on view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 909, adjacent to the installation of the mural.
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