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This rural landscape by Grant Wood is likely a depiction of Indian Creek in Iowa, a setting Wood illustrated several times in his career. In the foreground, surrounded by steeply cut banks, a shallow creek zigzags towards the center of the work while…

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Jasper Francis Cropsey’s painting of New Hampshire’s White Mountains depicts several Native American hunters stalking deer. In the lower left corner of the work, Cropsey minimized his figures in contrast to the grand mountain vista, bright fall…

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This two part drawing of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s earth art project, Running Fence, includes an original charcoal and pastel drawing by Christo Javacheff and a remnant of engineering documents used to map and guide the creation of the art…

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Charles Burchfield painted this scene of a backyard alley while living in his hometown of Salem, OH. He outlines the barren tree in the center, the hollowed barn on the right, and shed on the left in white gouache. Burchfield used blues and browns to…

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Thomas Hart Benton's painting of a rural American landscape shows two farmers working in the field forming high upright piles of corn stalks. He juxtaposes his farmers, who wear red and white shirts and blue and black pants, with the golden figural…

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In this painting of rural Minnesota, Cameron Booth depicts three Czech-American farmers. The two women and singular male figure look to be taking a brief respite from preparing a plot of land to grow berries. Two harnessed horses stand behind the…