Art: Wood Works

Ever since the day in 1930 when his American Gothic won $300 and a bronze medal from the Chicago Art Institute, the name of Grant Wood has echoed persistently throughout the land. In five years, Artist Wood's picture of the bleak, bald Iowa farmer with the pitchfork and his daughter with the cameo and the printed apron has become almost as well known to the U. S. Public as Washington Crossing the Delaware. Yet not until last week did Manhattan's Ferargil Galleries succeed in borrowing American Gothic from the Art Institute of...

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