Grant Wood, most famously known as the painter of American Gothic, became one of the United States’ most famous artists in the 1930s when the canvas made its splash at the Art Institute of Chicago’s forty-third Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture.
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Next month the annual conference for the American Library Association comes to Washington DC. Four of the twenty branches of the Smithsonian Libraries will be having tours: the Botany-Horticulture Library, more »
Attending the American Library Association conference in June? Come join us on Monday, June 28, from 2-4 PM for an informal open house of the Smithsonian’s resources for American art more »
recto: Samuel F.B. Morse (born Charlestown, MA, 1781; died New York, NY,1872) rear: Carte-de-visite photographer: Mathew Brady Studios, New York, NY & Washington, DC Samuel Morse is most known for more »
recto: Thomas Sully(born Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England, 1783; died Philadelphia, PA,1872) rear: Carte-de-visite photographer: H.G. DeBurlo, Philadelphia, PA During his lifetime, Thomas Sully was one of the most prominent portrait painters more »
Clair, Jean, ed. The 1930s: The Making of “The New Man”. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2008. N6493 1930 .N38 2008 Catalog of an exhibition held at the National Gallery more »
The Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library (AA/PG) grew out of the Smithsonian’s National Museum, later known as the “National Gallery of Art”. In 1937 the Andrew Mellon more »