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  • Grant Wood: American Gothic

    Grant Wood - American Gothic, 1930 Introduction Grant Wood, American painter who was born in February, 1891 and died in February, 1942. His iconic painting in 20th century with regionalism, American Gothic (1930), which was depicting the rural American Midwest. About Regionalism Regionalism, or we can called it American Scene Painting. It is a realist modern art movement in American which was popular form 1920s to 1950s in the United States. In art, Regionalism was a style and defined as painting what an artist lives with, in, or around. There had three main artist associated with the movement, wood was the one, and the others two were John Steuart Curry and Thomas Hart Benton. Both of them were American painting. Regionalism advanced figurative…

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  • Jesse Grant Wood Analysis

    “Oh right….Well, did you know that Grant Wood came across this house in August of 1930 on a car ride which he was very mesmerized by the Gothic style of the house. He then started painting the house on a piece of cardboard. In his very first sketch, he drew male and female figures, with the man actually holding a rake. By doing this, it almost portrays a certain status that was held in society at that time. “ Anna “Wow. Impressive.” Jesse “ Yeah…the people painted are not even farmers. The man…

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  • American Dream In Kipling's Poetry

    In the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling and the well-known “American Gothic” by Grant Wood, Kipling and Wood work to illustrate the constant struggle to find the middle ground in life existing in marriage, dreams becoming a reality, financial success, and the middle class American Dream. The act of marriage does not always foster a happy relationship at first, but a new sense of happiness can be forged out of the couple’s willingness to achieve happiness. In both art forms, viewers see that…

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  • Grant Wood American Gothic Analysis

    When The painting American Gothic was painted by Grant Wood in 1930, it had become an instant classic. Most people had seen this painting as something that was considered satirical. However his goal for this painting was to show the good values that Midwest America held during the time of the great depression. I will begin to criticizing this work of art by describing what I see in the painting itself. I will then move on into how I interpret this particular painting, and finally I will then…

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  • Art Analysis: American Gothic By Grant Wood

    As my great work of art that inspired many other parodies I choose American Gothic by Grant Wood. The painting is one of the most recognizable and even people who do not know of the original will probably recognize one of the many versions of this painting. I think this is a great work of art for the simple fact that so much is going on in such a simple picture. The expressions on the faces and the posture they have. What are they thinking, why are they not both staring at the artist painting…

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  • What Is Grant Wood American Gothic Analysis

    American Gothic was painted by Grant Wood in 1930. Grant Wood was born in Iowa, than later moved to Gran Rapids after the passing of his father. While working as an apprentice in a metal shop he attended art school in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His inspiration for this painting came about after a trip to Iowa in 1930. Initial reception of his painting was considered as a satirical work of art, out to make fun of small town folks. There are many fictional aspects of his painting to include, the…

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  • Ecological Species Observation Report

    comparing sites. The second half of our hypothesis was supported based on our data. We then hypothesized that the spatial distribution of trees will differ between the two sites, as will the age structure of the trees. The mean distance to tree ratio for Burr Oak was 3.5 meters compared to North Farm that was 3.1 meters. Although there is a difference in the mean when compared, the variation was not significant. The measurement of spacial distribution between trees did not support or…

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  • Carpentry Research Paper

    Carpentry- "The activity or occupation of making or repairing things in wood." A carpenter regularly uses trigonometry on an everyday basis to assist with the job. Making precise cuts (On wood, braces, etc) can make or break a person in this profession. Math plays a very heavy role in carpentry, specifically the branch of trigonometry. (Carpentry). There is a variety of skills needed for carpentry. One needs to especially be skilled in math, particularly trigonometry. A carpenter on site,…

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  • Difference Between Varnish And Paint For Wooden Furniture

    With paints, you can be as imaginative as possible. Paint comes in different colours, creates a thick layer over wood and masks the natural look of the wood. The number of coats depends on the age and quality of wood that is being used to make furniture. Old wood usually soaks a good amount of paint and would have to apply as many as four to five coats to get the perfect look and finish. Though, by using paint, you might lose the natural beauty of wood but the final look would not make you…

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  • Northeast Lumber Case

    Darren Hall (General Manager of Northeast Lumber) started his 8 a.m. daily production meeting like most days. His meeting routine was to have each of his mill superintendents report on what was occurring in his/her respective area of the mill. Only this day was a bit different than any Darren had ever experienced. Wes, the wood yard Superintendent, had just left the meeting. This was not unusual in that frequently one or two Superintendents might leave the meeting for a few minutes to respond…

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