GRANT WOOD

GRANT WOOD - JULY FIFTEENTH

July Fifteenth by GRANT WOOD

July Fifteenth BY GRANT WOOD UNDER A BLAZING SUN, caught in the very fullness of summer, this Iowa landscape projects the very essence of fertility. Trees at full foliage, seeming to rock in an excess of honeyed burgeoning fields, an unmistakable, if invisible, cloudless a building but swallowed up by the richness of nature-lhese are …

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JANUARY -GRANT WOOD

January BY GRANT WOOD

January BY GRANT WOOD GRANT Wood leapt into nation-wide fame in 1933, when his painting, American Gothic, won tremendous critical and popular acclaim at the Century of Progress Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture at the Chicago Art Institute. Since then, he has gained a growing recognition that has put him well in the van of …

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GRANT WOOD - HONORARY DEGREE

Honorary Degree by GRANT WOOD

Honorary Degree BY GRANT WOOD AN ALTERNATE TITLE for this trenchant satire might have been Apotheosis if Nonentity. For here, in what might at first glance look like a surgical operation in a cathedral, Grant Wood has caricatured a disagreeable American vice: glorification of the second-rate by mumbo jumbo. The squat, paunchy, mindless, and self-satisfied …

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