Inspired by Bingham
Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham continues to intrigue and inspire.
Kansas City area musician Dana Mengel composed original tunes based on George Caleb Bingham paintings which were recorded with his brother Les on a CD "Inspired By Bingham."
Listen to some selections.
Buy the CD from JCHS.
The duo violin/cello captures the richness of different Bingham portraits and paintings.
Bryan Shepard, a video editor, took the Mengel music and created videos which married the music to the Bingham portraits which inspired the pieces.
Looking for Bingham
Patricia Moss continues decades of work tracking down and authenticating Bingham painting.
Her extensively research and writing has earned her the appellation "the Bingham Lady" from the Smithsonian Institution. Read more.