Grant Wood - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Grant Wood

Style: Regionalism;Post-Impressionism;Social Realism

Place: Anamosa

Born: 1891

Death: 1942

Nationality: United States


Grant DeVolson Wood (February 13, 1891 – February 12, 1942) was an American painter, born four miles east of Anamosa, Iowa. He is best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly the painting American Gothic, an iconic image of the 20th century.[not in citation given] His family moved to Cedar Rapids after his father ...