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Artist Grant Wood

 

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Has you seen the painting that shows a father and his unmarried daughter. The father in the painting is holding a pitch fork. That classic painting called American gothic was created by Grant Wood. Wood was born near Anamosa, Iowa, in February 1891. He left Anamosa on the nite of his high school graduation to enroll in art school. Later, he studyed in Europe. "A true art expression," he said "must grow up from the soil itself.

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Have you seen the painting that shows a father and his unmarried daughter? The father in the painting is holding a pitchfork. That classic painting, called American Gothic, was created by Grant Wood. Wood was born near Anamosa, Iowa, in February 1891. He left Anamosa on the night of his high school graduation to enroll in art school. Later, he studied in Europe. "A true art expression," he said, "must grow up from the soil itself."

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
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02/2005