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Grant Wood's Iowa

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ISBN-10: 0881509922

ISBN-13: 9780881509922

Edition: 2014

Authors: Wende Elliott, William Balthazar Rose

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Grant Wood, Iowa native, iconic Regionalist American artist, certainly left his mark on his home state. Wood’s American Gothic is one of America’s most recognizable paintings, his boyhood home is a registered landmark, and collections of his work grace museums far and near. Now you can tour his state with five itineraries that provide a detailed exploration of the historical context for his work. Grant Wood’s Iowa explores his role in the art world with self-guided museum tours, detailed discussions of specific works, information on the finest lodging and dining in the state, and, finally, green travel options, including rural bed and breakfasts, restaurants offering local organic menus,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Painter William Balthazar Rose exhibits in Italy, England, and the United States and has taught at UC Berkeley and Princeton University.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
Grant Wood: Tormented Hero of the Heartland
Anamosa and Stone City: The Place of Origin and Return
Antioch One-Room Schoolhouse
Grant Wood Gallery and Visitor Center
Anamosa State Penitentiary
Riverside Cemetery
Stone City Art Colony
Today's Landscape
Cedar Rapids: Artistic Evolution
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Grant Wood Studio and Home
Turner Mortuary
Veterans Memorial Building Stained-Glass Window
J. G. Cherry Plant
Cedar Rapids Schools
Coe College, Stewart Memorial Library
Today's Landscape
Southeast Iowa: Life Struggles and the Search for Self
Grant Wood's House
Plum Grove Historic Home
U of I Campus, Art Museum, and Art Department
The Figge Art Museum
American Gothic House
Amish Community in Kalona
The Amana Colonies
Today's Landscape
Farther Afield
AMES: Leadership in Public Art
Parks Library: Grant Wood Murals and Christian Petersen Sculpture
Morrill Hall and the Christian Petersen Art Museum
Campus An Walk
Memorial Union: Fountain and Veterans Memorial
Post Office Murals
Today's Landscape
Des Moines: Midwestern Ambitions and Legacy
Birthplace of Herbert Hoover
Prairie Buffalo Sanctuary
Governors Mansion
Iowa State Capitol
Des Moines Art Center
Today's Landscape
Farther Afield
The Future of Grant Wood's Iowa: Modem Transformations in Art and Land Stewardship in the Twenty-First Century
Maps: Anamosa and Stone City
Cedar Rapids
Southeast Iowa
Iowa City and Davenport
Awes
Des Moines
Des Moines-Farther Afield
Index