1907 – 1960
Age of Global Conflict

Grant Wood's American Gothic


Grant Wood, American Gothic, 1930, oil on beaver board, 78 x 65.3 cm / 30-3/4 x 25-3/4 inches (The Art Institute of Chicago)

Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris

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Rick Watson wrote on Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Hasn't anyone noticed that the farmer looks just like Grant Wood (add 20 years) --- the same glasses and the way they sit on his face, the same ears that protrude a bit outward and downward.

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