Grant devolson wood (february 13, 1891 – february 12, 1942) was an american painter best known for his paintings depicting the rural american midwest. Grant wood is known for his regionalist paintings that capture the spirit of the idyllic midwest he is best known for his painting. 30112010 in this powerful new biography of the man behind america's best-known painting, american gothic (1930), art historian tripp evans challenges the all. Mr grant wood serves as senior vice president of palladium capital advisors, llc before joining palladium in 2005, mr wood served as vice president of sales of forward management and its affiliate, reflow services, llc since 2003. Born grant devolson wood on feb 13, 1891, american painter grant wood worked during american regionalism his most popular work, american gothic, illustrates a hard-working farmer standing alongside his spinster daughter to.
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American gothic: the biography of grant wood's american masterpiece, by thomas hoving new york: chamberlain bros, 2005 165 pp illustra. At paper-research view bio of grant wood if this is not enough information, order a custom written biography. Grant woods arrived in hollywood after a stint in the us navy he worked as a stuntman, occasionally using the name grant lockwood most notability he is know to star trek (1966) fans as lieutenant kelowitz in three episodes, this side of paradise (1967), arena (1967), and the galileo seven (1967.
Grant wood, an american painter, was a leader in the art movement known as regionalismhis early paintings were strongly influenced by french impressionism. Grant wood was active/lived in iowa grant wood is known for regional scene painter, genre-portrait, landscape. By henry adams he became an instant celebrity with american gothic, but understanding of wood’s art has been slow in coming a new biography reveals the. Grant wood was born on february 13, 1891 on his parents' farm four miles east of anamosa, iowa, where he spent the first ten years of his life after his father's death. 01012010 grant wood has 150 ratings and 40 reviews marvin said: this was a frustrating book for me purportedly a life of grant wood, i felt at the end.
American gothic artist grant wood year 1930 medium oil on beaverboard location art institute of chicago dimensions 2925 in × 2425 in 743 cm × 624 cm. 12072005 the grant wood painting american gothic is a touchstone of american culture, depicting an upright midwestern family on the farm the story behind the painting is the subject of thomas hoving's book american gothic: the biography of grant wood's american masterpiece a native of iowa, wood and his paintings were rooted in the. Grant wood biography - the life and works of the artist, with prints and bibliography.
Grant wood the american painter grant wood (1891-1942) was one of the principal regionalists of the 1930s he depicted his iowan subjects in a deliberately primitivizing style, sometimes satirizing them grant wood was born on feb 13, 1891, at anamosa, iowa his father, a farmer, died in 1901, and the family moved to cedar rapids. Cedar rapids, iowa, cedar rapids museum of art, grant wood at 5 turner alley, september 10-december 4, 2005 renwick gallery, smithsonian institution, grant wood's studio: birthplace of american gothic, march 10-june 11, 2006 des moines art center, after many springs: art in the midwest in the 1930s, january 30-march 30, 2009.
Anamosa, eldon, and cedar rapids all embrace their connection to grant wood so what about the university of iowa, where wood spent seven years on faculty. 18032013 a quick overview of the life and art of grant wood for educational purposes. 1910 - grant wood enrolled in art school in minneapolis, and returned a year later to teach in a one-room schoolhouse 1913 - grant wood enrolled at the art institute of chicago and did some work as a silversmith 1920-1928 - grant wood made four trips to europe, where grant wood studied many styles of painting, especially impressionism.