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John Steuart Curry

(1862 - 1954)

  • Born in Dunavant
  • Leader in Realistic Regionalism art movement
  • Commissioned to paint murals in Kansas State Capitol
  • Worked amidst conflict, controversy, and criticism and as a result, left murals unfinished and unsigned
  • Tragic Prelude mural of John Brown among nation’s most famous public art

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