Bank Botched Artist Benton's Trust By $400M, Judge Hears

By Cara Salvatore (February 6, 2023, 11:26 PM EST) -- Missouri bank UMB "egregiously" mismanaged the collection of prominent 20th-century painter Thomas Hart Benton through four decades of sweetheart sales to executives, art museums and bank customers, and failed to care for and monetize his intellectual property, a judge heard as trial started Monday....

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