THE WEIRD STORY BEHIND THE COUPLE THAT INSPIRED THE AMERICAN GOTHIC PAINTING

“American Gothic” might be one of the most famous paintings in America, but how much do we really know about it? Painted in 1930 by Iowan artist Grant Wood, it depicts a woman and a man with a pitchfork in front of a farmhouse. Who were these two, and what did they represent?

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