Grant Wood: American Gothic - Art Institute of Chicago

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.

The Perfectionist - 1936 By Grant Wood. The joke is that one of the lady's buttons is not completely fastened.

Grant Wood wrote that Regional artists interpret physiography, industry, and psychology of their hometown, and that the competition of these preceding elements creates American culture. 'The Perfectionist', 1936 - Grant Wood

Grant Wood, 'Spring in the Country', (1941).  Mr. Wood's style is so distinctive!  His subjects have a solidness & substance to them.  The composition is deceptive - it looks simplistic and somewhat sparse.  Much more complex than it appears!  I like it for it's uniqueness!

Grant Wood (American, Spring in the Country, Oil on cardboard. Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa.

Grant Wood, Haying, by Grant Wood, 20th Century American Painter - 1939.

Grant Wood Haying 1939 Paint I like this painting because the lines that show the movement of the yard of this home which makes this landscape so interesting to look at.

♨  ♨  ♨  Happy Birthday to Grant DeVolson Wood, born on February 13, 1891.   In this painting Wood’s agent is pointing at the actual landscape he was supposed to be rendering.  (via veareflejos aka chasingtaileathers)

lyghtmylife: Grant Wood [American Regionalist Painter, The Birthplace of Herbert Hoover, 1931 oil on canvas

ART & ARTISTS: Grant Wood – Part 2 1942 Spring in Town oil on masonite 66 x 54.6 cm Sheldon Swope Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana *notes

ART & ARTISTS: Grant Wood – Part 2 1942 Spring in Town oil on masonite 66 x cm Sheldon Swope Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana *notes

Cette peinture fameuse nommé le "American Gothic" ne fait penser à la partie dans le livre quand la tribu ont donné l'assaut à la cathédrale pour délivrer la fille. Le livre dit, "Quand minuit sonne, tous les truands, hommes, femmes et enfants, armés de fourches, de bâtons et de faux, se mettent en marche vers la cathédrale."  Pg. 65- chapitre 8- L'assaut à la cathédrale

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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

My parents have this in their bathroom in a gold frame and I have always, always loved it.  It fits pretty much not at all with everything else I love, but I still think it's awesome.  Grant Wood, "Stone City".

IMAGES: Gay Meaning in the Art of Grant Wood

landscapemode: “ Grant Wood (American, Stone City, Iowa , 1930 oil on wood panel, x x cm ”

Landscape by Grant Wood, 1930, Notice the sketchy, almost impressionistic quality as opposed to the precise, detailed style of  the later "Haying."

In the Beginning: Grant Wood

1930 Grant Wood (American regionalist artist, American Gothic (the artist's sister) One of America's leading Regionalist .

Artist Grant Wood  1891 - 1842  American painter born in Iowa.  Studied art at the Art Institute in Chicago and in Europe.  Known for his rural American themes.

Artist Grant Wood 1891 - 1842 American painter born in Iowa. Studied art at the Art Institute in Chicago and in Europe. Known for his rural American themes.

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