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Grant Wood (Getting to Know the World"s Greatest Artists)

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Published by Children"s Press (CT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art from c 1900-, "modern art",
  • Artists, designers, photographers,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Wood, Grant,,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Wood, Grant,
  • USA,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography,
  • 1891-1942,
  • Artists,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7671825M
    ISBN 100516422847
    ISBN 109780516422848

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Grant Wood was a great artist and his work still continues to influence a lot of artists and illustrators to this day.

But although this book is a good price for a large format Hardback with adequate print quality it contains way too many early paintings which are nice but nothing like the beautifully distorted later landscapes and portraits he is famous for/5(17). Grant Wood is the author of Revolt Against the City ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Counted Cross Stitch Patterns ( avg rati 4/5(11).

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The New Compact is a collaborative venture among Iowa's AEAs, Iowa's public and non-public accredited school and the Iowa Department of Education. Grant DeVolson Wood (Febru – Febru ) was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly American Gothic (), which has become an iconic example of 20th-century American art.

Early life. Grant Wood's boyhood home, Cedar. This book has sat on our shelves for years and I had never read it, looked at it but never read it.

I read an article about Grant Wood and decided I needed to check this book out. A quick read but a good introduction to his life and work. I hope to make a journey to Stone City IA and the the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art this spring/5.

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In his time, he was an “almost mythical figure,” recognized most. Grant DeVolson Wood (Febru – Febru ) was an American painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly American Gothic, an iconic painting of the 20th century.

Wood was born in rural Iowa, 4 mi (6 km) east of Anamosa, in His mother moved the family to Cedar Rapids, after his Birth place: Anamosa, Iowa, United States.

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Grant Wood called himself a farmer-painter but farming held little interest for him. He appeared to be a self-taught painter with his scenes of farmlands, farm workers, and folklore but he was classically trained, a sophisticated artist who had studied the Old Masters and Flemish art as well as impressionism.

Evans’s book is a dimensional 5/5(1). Grant Wood, American painter who was one of the major exponents of Midwestern Regionalism, a movement that flourished in the United States during the s. Wood was trained as a craftsman and designer as well as a painter. After spending a year () at the Académie Julian in Paris, he returned.

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Image measures x 12, sheet size 12 x 16, the frame measures x inches. We happily provide seamless in-house packing and shipping services on. Grant Wood, “Spring in Town” () oil on wood, 26 x 24 1⁄2 in. (66 x cm); Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, Indiana (© Figge Art Museum, successors to the Estate of Nan Wood.

View the profiles of people named Grant Wood. Join Facebook to connect with Grant Wood and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share. Titled Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables, the exhibition will bring together a full range of Wood’s oeuvre, from his early Arts and Crafts decorative objects and Impressionist oils through his mature paintings, murals, works on paper, and book illustrations.

Grant Wood - American Gothic, Grant Woods (born ) served as Attorney General of Arizona from until He was a supporter of John McCain in his race for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination against J.

Hayworth in Woods was McCain's chief of staff when he was a congressman. Inhe endorsed McCain's vice presidential opponent Joe Biden for president.

Biography of Grant Wood Grant Wood, born inwas the second of Francis Mayville Wood and Hattie Weaver Wood's four children. He spent his early years on a farm in rural Anamosa, Iowa. When he was 10 years old, his father died unexpectedly, and Hattie moved with the four children to Cedar Rapids.

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Details coming soon. READ MORE. Find books like Grant Wood: A Life from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Grant Wood: A Life also liked: How to Be Fi. Grant Wood: List of works - All Artworks by Date 1→ List of works Featured works (6) All Artworks by Date 1→10 () All Artworks by Date 10→1 () All Artworks by Name () High resolution (1) Styles Impressionism (18) Orientalism (1) Post-Impressionism (16).

Sometime in the late s, Grant Wood confided to his sister that he had a double. Mistaken for the artist by Wood's lifelong friends and even.

In AugustGrant Wood, an American painter with European training, was driven around Eldon, Iowa, by a young local painter named John g for inspiration, he noticed the Dibble House, a small white house built in the Carpenter Gothic architectural style.

Sharp's brother suggested in that it was on this drive that Wood first sketched the house on the back of an envelope.

‘Grant Wood: A Life’ by R. Tripp Evans. Author: James Polchin. Septem One of the most famous paintings of the 20th century is Grant Wood’s “American Gothic.” Since its unveiling init has achieved an international status—both admonished and.

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Inartist Grant Wood achieved sudden national fame with “American Gothic,’’ his iconic painting of a pitchfork-wielding farmer and a stern, black-clad woman posed before a Victorian.

Steven Biel, who wrote a book about the ironic journey of "American Gothic," considers the Grant Wood retrospective at the Whitney Museum. Tripp Evans will read from Grant Wood: A Life at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov.

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