Re-Pinned from Desiree 1) Grant Wood, 1930 2) Regionalism 3) It was an American modern art movement and focused on showing the life of farmers and mainly scenes of rural life. 4) In this painting, Grant Wood used two farmers as the models of the painting and he uses dull colors to represent the hardships of these farmers during that century and to also set the mood of the painting

Re-Pinned from Desiree 1) Grant Wood, 1930 2) Regionalism 3) It was an American modern art movement and focused on showing the life of farmers and mainly scenes of rural life. 4) In this painting, Grant Wood used two farmers as the models of the painting and he uses dull colors to represent the hardships of these farmers during that century and to also set the mood of the painting

In 1930, Iowa artist Grant Wood painted American Gothic. The models he used for the painting were his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist, Byron McKeeby. Here they are next to the painting.

In 1930, Iowa artist Grant Wood painted American Gothic. The models he used for the painting were his sister Nan Wood Graham and his dentist, Byron McKeeby. Here they are next to the painting.

You probably recognize this famous painting, but did you know the man in American Gothic was modeled after the artist's dentist? #trivia #funfacts

You probably recognize this famous painting, but did you know the man in American Gothic was modeled after the artist's dentist? #trivia #funfacts

American Gothic in Wonderland Spoof using Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland Hatter and Red Queen,

American Gothic in Wonderland Spoof using Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland Hatter and Red Queen,

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