American Gothic: Painting, Artist & Meaning


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When did Grant Wood paint American Gothic?

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1. The work of which Flemish artist influenced Wood?

2. Wood was a leader in what short-lived art movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions let you see what you know about American Gothic by the artist Grant Wood. You will be quizzed on the details of this painting and the artist himself.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet set you'll test your understanding of topics like:

  • The Flemish artist who greatly influenced Wood's work
  • Where American Gothic is currently located
  • What art movement Wood was a leader in

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as who Wood used as models when he painted this work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when Wood painted American Gothic and where it is currently on display
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Wood's influences and the art movement he led

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this famous American work of art, review the lesson titled American Gothic: Painting, Artist & Meaning. This lesson will help you understand things like:

  • Common themes of Wood's work
  • The architectural feature that led to this painting's creation
  • Different interpretations of American Gothic's meaning