Grant Wood's Iowa (Paperback)

Grant Wood's Iowa By Wende Elliott, William Rose Cover Image
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Be transported into the private and cherished world of this celebrated American icon with tour of Grant Wood's home state..

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, nightlife with local artists, and nature hikes to experience the landscape that inspired Wood. You’ll be transported into the private and cherished world of this celebrated American icon.

About the Author

Wende Elliott is a writer, organic farmer, and activist in organic and fair trade food. She has also taught at Iowa State University.

Painter William Balthazar Rose exhibits in Italy, England, and the United States and has taught at UC Berkeley and Princeton University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780881509922
ISBN-10: 0881509922
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: May 6th, 2013
Pages: 138
Language: English