The Man with the Pitchfork: Iconic paintings from early 20th Century America

The first half of the 20th century was a golden age for figurative painters in North America. Many of the most reproduced images from American Art History were created during this time – Grant Wood’s ‘American Gothic’, Andrew Wyeth’s ‘Christina’s World’, as well paintings by Norman Rockwell, Edward Hopper and the Ashcan School of painting. This talk will explore the most iconic and exciting images to come out of America, all of which are firmly etched in the public consciousness.