View grant wood's 1,318 artworks on artnet from exhibitions to biography, news to auction prices, learn about the artist and see available prints and multiples for sale. One of the major american regionalist painters along with thomas hart benton and john steuart curry, grant wood was born in anamosa, iowa, and spent his. The grant wood studio & armstrong visitor center is opening on april 7 for the season. (1930) is one of the great iconic images of american art grant devolson wood was born on a farm near anamosa, jones county, iowa, and raised in cedar rapids. The grant wood art colony is a featured program of the university of iowa provost’s office of outreach & engagement the program exemplifies the university of iowa’s historic commitment to creative work and pioneering of the master of fine arts degree. Grant wood’s “american gothic,” 1930, part of “grant wood: american gothic and other fables,” at the whitney museum of american art in new york through june 10.
Find great deals on ebay for grant wood in prints from dealers and resellers shop with confidence. Hello, i appreciate this article about grant wood there is a bit of a misquote in here the cedar rapids museum of art holds the largest collection of grant wood’s works. For four years, beth howard rented the famous cottage in the grant wood painting “american gothic” in eldon, iowa it is owned by the state historical society. 1891-1942 grant wood was born on a farm near anamosa, iowa, and after his father's death in 1901, the wood family moved to cedar rapids wood spent most of his life in cedar rapids, and it was here he first developed his artistic aspirations. At new york’s whitney, crafts, dark-themed canvases and murals underline the wide range and complex life of the creator of the famous painting ‘american gothic. Places are defined in terms of modern geography born: 13 february 1891 anamosa, iowa, united states died: 12 february 1942 iowa city, iowa, united states.
Grant wood was born on a farm east of anamosa in 1891 wood displayed early evidence of artistic ability and upon graduation from high school he enrolled at the handicraft guild in minneapolis. Browse the grant wood homes for sale and other real estate in grant wood, iowa city, ia right now. Grant wood: grant wood, american painter who was one of the major exponents of midwestern regionalism, a movement that flourished in the united states during the 1930s wood was trained as a craftsman and designer as well as a painter after spending a year (1923) at the académie julian in paris, he returned.
Shop for grant wood on etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods. The current grant wood retrospective at the whitney museum of american art reassesses the career of an under-known artist, giving. Grant wood was born in anamosa, iowa, and trained at the art institute of chicago and the academie julian in paris, france he taught art in the public schools of cedar rapids, iowa from 1919 to 1924 and at the university of iowa from 1935 to 1940.
Sign up if you have a new activation code, sign up here sign up here. Exhibition catalogue this comprehensive study of grant wood provides new insight into the career of one of the key figures of twentieth-century american art.
In search of the real grant wood the denim-clad artist who painted american gothic wasn’t the hayseed he’d have you believe. Grant wood cancel book format: hardcover | paperback | kindle edition grant wood: american gothic and other fables mar 6, 2018 by barbara haskell and glenn. Famous for its grant wood collection and studio, the crma has more than 5,000 works of art spanning 2,000 years, including works by marvin cone, bertha jaques, james swann, malvina hoffman, and mauricio lasansky other strengths include an extensive print collection and roman art. American gothic is a painting by grant wood in the collection of the art institute of chicagowood's inspiration came in his decision to paint what is known as the american gothic house along with the kind of people i fancied should live in that house he painted it in 1930, depicting a farmer standing beside a woman who has been.
Grant wood (february 13, 1891 – february 12, 1942) is iowa’s most famous artist and his painting american gothic is one of america’s most famous paintingswood was born on a farm near anamosa in 1891 but moved to cedar rapids when he was ten years old after the death of his father. Watch video synopsis grant wood was born on a farm in iowa in 1891 after high school he studied in the united states and europe and developed an interest in. Grant wood at the whitney both thrills and disappoints the first new york retrospective in 35 years of this regional painter has ups, downs, detours and lots to see and think about. Did you know grant wood earned high marks on the iowa department of education report card.