Art history’s Henry Adams weighs in on John Steuart Curry’s 1929 painting ‘Tornado Over Kansas’

Peril, present and pending

The Wall Street Journal: Henry Adams, the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History in the College of Arts and Sciences, weighed in on John Steuart Curry’s 1929 painting ‘Tornado Over Kansas,’ depicting the threat of a natural disaster and serving as a powerful metaphor for an economic cataclysm to come.