Tag: Art History

Does American Gothic Depict the Great Depression?

American Gothic, painted in 1930 by Grant Wood, is so often spoofed because the countenances of its subject are so unnaturally sour. The image...

History Through the Eyes of Artists

History Through the Eyes of Artists Reading about the French Revolution in a textbook is a different experience than reading a novel on the same...

Communist Goals (1963) or 2013?

The other day, a colleague and I were discussing art. Just basic art conversation... What makes good art? Is art in the eye of the beholder? Playing the...