(1891 - 1942)
Grant Wood was active/lived in Iowa. Grant Wood is known for regional scene painter, genre-portrait, landscape.
One of the major American Regionalist painters along with Thomas Hart
Benton and John Steuart Curry, Grant Wood was born in Anamosa, Iowa,
and spent his childhood in Cedar Rapids. Unlike Curry and Benton,
he never moved East but remained in the Middle West where he found
inspiration for his paintings of prosperous farms and people reflecting
idealized American values.
However, his work was set apart from
many regionalists in that provoked both laughter and social
indignation. A good example Daughters of Revolution,
1932, depicting the aloof smugness of women who regarded
themselves as emblematic of the country's founding values
This painting was a
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