A preview of Thomas W. Benton's posters from Artist/Activist

Thomas W. Benton's posters have been commonplace in the city of Aspen over the years Benton lived there, but when the artist passed away in 2007, some worried the work would never reach the broad audience it deserved. Much of his art has never left the city and most of it has never been cataloged and collected, which is the exact reason artist and author Daniel Joseph Watkins decided to put together a collection of Benton's work, titled Artist/Activist. The book is making its debut tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Tattered Cover, but we were able to grab a few images from the book for a sneak peak into some of the content.

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