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Grant Wood's Iowa : a visitor's guide

Author: Wende Susan Elliott; William Balthazar Rose
Publisher: Woodstock, Vt. : Countryman Press, New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., [2013] [2013] ©2013
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Solving the problem of what to do while driving across the middle of America, this book identifies points of cultural interest along I-80 from Chicago to Omaha. In particular, Rose and Elliott provide a thoughtful, detailed exploration of the life and the historical context of Iowa artist Grant Wood, best known for his painting American Gothic, by discussing both his work and the landscape that inspired it. The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Named Person: Grant Wood
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wende Susan Elliott; William Balthazar Rose
ISBN: 9780881509922 0881509922
OCLC Number: 759908719
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Iowa, a visitor's guide
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Responsibility: Wende Elliott and William Balthazar Rose.

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Solving the problem of what to do while driving across the middle of America, this book identifies points of cultural interest along I-80 from Chicago to Omaha. In particular, Rose and Elliott provide a thoughtful, detailed exploration of the life and the historical context of Iowa artist Grant Wood, best known for his painting American Gothic, by discussing both his work and the landscape that inspired it. The book includes five itineraries, complete with self-guided museum tours, maps, color photos, and local ancillary attractions like regional art festivals and nature hikes.

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