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Honest and Creepy, Satire and Homage: Grant Wood’s American Gothic

Getty Images No American artwork has been parodied more than American Gothic. Zombies, dogs, Beavis and Butt-Head, the Muppets, Lego figures, and even Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton have taken a turn with the pitchfork. But the painting itself is no joke—American Gothic is as recognizable as the Mona Lisa and The Scream. During the Great Depression, [...]

American Gothic Parodies

Image: McGlinch American Gothic Parodies is a compendium of images based on Grant Wood’s iconic painting “American Gothic.” It was assembled by an illustrator named McGlinch from his grandmother’s collection. That’s all of the information that I can find about him, other than that he is a contributor a blog called Bad Spock Drawings, which is [...]