Grant Wood: American Gothic - Art Institute of Chicago

Grant Wood: American Gothic - Art Institute of Chicago

Grant Wood, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere", 1931

Grant Wood, "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere", 1931

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

7 Surprising Sources of Running Injuries

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

"Midwest Vineyard"  Grant Wood

Midwest Vineyard

"Midwest Vineyard" Grant Wood

The Appraisal, Grant Wood,1931

The Appraisal, Grant Wood,1931

Grant Wood

Grant Wood

Grant Wood  We had one of his paintings hanging up at my elementary school.

Grant Wood We had one of his paintings hanging up at my elementary school.

Grant Wood The Thresher-s supper.  I think I saw this in a museum in San Diego.

Grant Wood The Thresher-s supper. I think I saw this in a museum in San Diego.

History of Art: Grant Wood.                       "Daughters of Revolution", 1932.

History of Art: Grant Wood. "Daughters of Revolution", 1932.

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, '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!

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