Grant Wood

Grant Wood bio

Birth Name: Grant DeVolson Wood

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: IA

Date Of Birth: February 13, 1891

Date Of Death: February 12, 1942

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Grant Wood was born on the 13th of February, 1891. He was popular for being a Painter. Best known for his iconic painting, ‘American Gothic.’ He pioneered Regionalism along with John Steuart Curry and Thomas Hart Benton. He became the patron artist of Cedar Rapids.

Grant Wood was born in IA. He began studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1913; he traveled to Europe four times between 1920 and 1928, where he was exposed to the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist styles. His “American Gothic” was first exhibited by the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. It would never fall out of the American consciousness, being honored and parodied in countless forms of media.

Grant Wood was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Grant Wood was born in 1890s.

Grant DeVolson Wood is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Grant Wood’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Grant Wood’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Grant Wood kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Grant Wood was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Grant DeVolson Wood
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Grant Wood was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Grant Wood was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Grant Wood had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Grant Wood’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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