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

American Gothic, Grant Wood, 1930 Belongs to Regionalism - an American modern art movement and focused on showing the life of farmers and mainly scenes of rural life.

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ORIGINAL Grant WOOD (American, 'American Gothic' 1930 oil on beaver board 78 x cm Friends of American Art Collection, Collection of The Art Institute of Chicago

The models for American Gothic /   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. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_gothic

Grant Wood’s American Gothic. The models are Grant Woods sister and dentist…. Wallpaper and background photos of Grant Wood’s American Gothic and the couple that posed for the painting for fans of Fine Art images.

Grant Wood - American Gothic

The Story Behind Grant Wood's 'American Gothic'

The painting is a touchstone of American culture, depicting an upright Midwestern family on the farm. Its story is the topic of Thomas Hoving's book American Gothic.

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Started teaching in a one-room school house. Attended the Chicago Art Institute. Taught at the University of Iowa. Eventually returned to Cedar Rapids to teach Junior High Art after serving in the army as a camouflage painter during WWII.

Grant DeVolson Wood – was an American painter born four miles east of Anamosa, Iowa. He is best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly the painting American Gothic, an iconic image of the century.

Grant Wood American, 1891-1942, American Gothic

American Gothic is a painting by American artist Grant Wood in 1930 which illustrates ideals of rural areas.

Grant Wood - American Gothic - Moderne Kunst

Grant Wood - American Gothic - Moderne Kunst

16. American Gothic, 1930  By: Grant Wood  American Gothic was inspired by the Dibble House in Iowa. Wood saw its Gothic architectural style and decided to paint the house along with the kind of people he imagined might live in it. Each element of the painting was done separately; even the models sat separately. (20th Century Paintings)

Grant Wood American, American Gothic, 1930 Oil on Beaver Board 78 x cm x 25 in.) Signed and dated lower right on overalls: GRANT / WOOD / 1930 Friends of American Art Collection, Chicago Art Institute

GRANT WOOD

American Gothic Grant Wood Date: 1930 Style: Regionalism Genre: portrait Media: oil, board Dimensions: x cm Location: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US

Nel 1930, Grant Wood, mentre percorreva la città di Eldon nello stato dell'Iowa osservò una piccola casa in legno, dipinta di bianco, costru...

Nel 1930, Grant Wood, mentre percorreva la città di Eldon nello stato dell'Iowa osservò una piccola casa in legno, dipinta di bianco, costru...

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