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Central Library, Kansas City Public Library

Zone 5 of 6: Third Floor

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This conference room features the original painting Town of Kansas which was completed by Anthony Benton Gude in 2004 in the style of his grandfather, legendary artist Thomas Hart Benton. The Library commissioned the painting by Anthony Gude who has a studio on a farm his grandfather bought near Frankfort, Kansas, a small town is northwest of Kansas City

The conference room features the paining Town of Kansas (2004) by Anthony Benton Gude

Building, Fixture, Wood, Living room

Information from an internal e-mail from Lillie Brack, Director of Central Library, May 22, 2007.

“Benton Gude: An Artist’s Legacy,” by Jan Biles,;

Topeka-Capital Journal, March 2, 2008, online at