Through the Eyes of Grant Wood

Statue Name: Through the Eyes of Grant Wood

Sponsor: American Gothic House Center

Artists: Chris Abigt and Joshua Langgin

Permanent Location: Outside of the American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic St, Eldon, IA 52554 (note there also is a 2001 Overalls All Over statue inside of the Center)

Visit Eldon, Iowa and view the exterior of the house that inspired Grant Wood to paint American Gothic, one of the most recognized paintings in the world. Tour the adjacent American Gothic House Center which showcases Grant Wood’s life and the history of the house. Props on hand encourage visitors to pose in front of the historic American Gothic House and create their own unique American Gothic portrait. Admission to the Center is free.


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