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 Grant Wood  (1891 - 1942)

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Lived/Active: Iowa      Known for: regional scene painter, genre-portrait, landscape

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Grant Wood
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1891 (Anamosa, Iowa)
- 1942 (Iowa City, Iowa)
Iowa regional scene painter, genre-portrait, landscape
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Illustration, Illustrator
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Bronze
* Chalk
* Charcoal
* Colored Pencil
* Copper, Coppersmithing
* Crayon
* Fresco
* Gouache
* Iron
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Tempera
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Realist, Realism, Representational, Naturalist

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* American Scene
* Animals, Mammals
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Genre, Human Activity
* History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
* Industrial Scenes, Factories, Labor Genre and Figure
* Landscape
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Regionalism, Local Scene
* Religion, Mysticism, Spirituality
* Satire, Parody
* Self-Portrait
* Skyscape
* Snowscene, Winterscape

  
Art Association
* Associated American Artists
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member

  
Schools
* Academie Julian, Student
* Minneapolis School of Fine Art, College Art & Design, Student
* School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Student
* Stone City Art Colony School, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* Norman Wait Harris Bronze Medal, Chicago Art Institute

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950

  
Some Collections
* Ken Trevey Collection
* William Foxley Collection-Western

  
Added Description
* Art Educator: School Teaching, Public Lectures, Workshops
* Genre Specialty
* Landscape Specialty
* LIFE Magazine Featured Artist
* Mural Specialty
* Printmaking Specialty
* PWA, WPA, Public Works Project Participant
* SATURDAY EVENING POST Illustrator and/or Photographer
* Wartime Camouflage Artist

  
Artist Colony
* Stone City, Iowa

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
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