Grant Wood — American Gothic. 1930.

How a House Inspired American Gothic, a Modernist Painting

A Modernist Masterpiece.

American Gothic is a 1930 painting by Grant Wood in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Wood was inspired to paint what is now known as the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa, along with the kind of people he thought should live in that house.

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