Re-Pinned from Desiree 1) Grant Wood, 1930 2) Regionalism 3) It was an American modern art movement and focused on showing the life of farmers and mainly scenes of rural life. 4) In this painting, Grant Wood used two farmers as the models of the painting and he uses dull colors to represent the hardships of these farmers during that century and to also set the mood of the painting

Re-Pinned from Desiree 1) Grant Wood, 1930 2) Regionalism 3) It was an American modern art movement and focused on showing the life of farmers and mainly scenes of rural life. 4) In this painting, Grant Wood used two farmers as the models of the painting and he uses dull colors to represent the hardships of these farmers during that century and to also set the mood of the painting

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

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

Grant Wood. Mark Peet Visser Gallery ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands) www.markpeetvisser.com

Grant Wood. Mark Peet Visser Gallery ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands) www.markpeetvisser.com

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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