GRANT WOOD: A Study in American Art and Culture by James M. Dennis

GRANT WOOD: A Study in American Art and Culture

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Grant Wood was the painter in bibbed overalls. His best known paintings record the grainy, leathery faces of rural America--he was from Iowa and even his excursions to Paris and Naples could not dent his fundamental regionalism. Dennis however has provided a good selection of the atypical canvases--Parisian watercolors showing Impressionist influences--as well as the book jackets, lithographs and flat Midwestern landscapes in which Grant paid homage to the noble Yankee yeoman. Outstanding.

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1975
Publisher: Viking