Wednesday, November 25, 2009
Friday, November 20, 2009
On a recent trip to Iowa I visited a familiar place to which I’d never been. Though it’s hidden on a back road in the sleepy town of Eldon, it’s a place most Americans and many people around the word would recognize almost instantly. READ MORE
Marblesque eyes along the copper horizon. READ MORE
*Note about the poem - a "murder" is .
Friday, November 6, 2009
Grant Wood, American Gothic. 1930, oil on board.
This next blog entry wasn't posted this week, or even just discovered this week, but I thought you might enjoy it as well.
AMERICAN GOTHIC PARODIES
A COLLECTION OF PARODIES OF THE 1930 GRANT WOOD PAINTING, AMERICAN GOTHIC, BASED ON MY GRANDMOTHER'S COLLECTION. SHE USED TO TAPE THEM UP IN HER BASEMENT AND ASKED ME TO SHARE THEM WITH THE WORLD.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2009
Mortgage Foreclosure American Gothic
Monday, November 2, 2009
Festivities were held around the American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa on Saturday.By Matt BuhrmanSaturday, October 31, 2009 at 10:04 p.m.
ELDON, IOWA -- The iconic house is a prominent feature in Grant Wood's 1930 painting, "American Gothic," and today the structure is a historic landmark. Throughout Saturday afternoon, young trick-or-treaters took part in games and enjoyed an array of treats. READ MORE.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2009