The iconic painting has been fodder for generations of artists who offered interpretations of the original in pursuit of depicting the “real” America.
Feast your eyes on the true face of America.
This exhibition of work by Grant Wood at the Whitney Museum, offers an opportunity to reconsider a very unusual artist who has been pigeonholed as irretrievably conservative and sentimental.
Steven Biel, who wrote a book about the ironic journey of “American Gothic,” considers the Grant Wood retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Not sure if this ever raised money for charity.
Continuing a tradition we began last year, we’d like to wish you not just Happy New Year today, but also Happy Public Domain Day!