Can You Find Grant Wood's 'American Gothic' in the Art Institute of Chicago?

Track down the iconic Regionalist picture by exploring the museum in Street View

By Google Arts & Culture

Today we're downtown at the Art Institute of Chicago. The institute is one of the world's leading art museums, housing a collection that spans centuries and the globe. We're about to dive in and look for one of American art's creepiest and most iconic works...

American Gothic (1930) by Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)The Art Institute of Chicago

...Grant Wood's American Gothic. Can you find where it's hanging?

Let's get hunting. Maybe try that doorway to the left?

Bingo! You found it.

American Gothic (1930) by Grant Wood (American, 1891-1942)The Art Institute of Chicago

Grant Wood, 'American Gothic' (1930)

This portrait of an Iowan farmer and his daughter caught the spirit of the American midwest in the mid-twentieth century. Many viewers find it eerie, and it's become one of the most parodied images ever. 

A Sunday on La Grande Jatte (1884-1886) by Georges SeuratThe Art Institute of Chicago

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