Spring in Town, Grant Wood

Grant Wood (Anamos, Iowa 1891 – Iowa City, Iowa, 1942) Spring in Town oil on panel, 24 x 22 1/2 inches museum purchase, 1941.30 Grant Wood is best known for his […]

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Treasures of the Swope

Gordon Samstag (New York, New York 1906 – Naples, Florida 1990) Young Man Desires Position, 1930 oil on canvas, 50 1/6 x 47 1/4 inches Museum purchase 1944.08   The […]

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Current Exhibitions

Falling Light John Rosenthal June 3 – July 17 Presented by Sherry Dailey and Tom Tucker Highly respected photographer, writer, and frequent National Public Radio commentator for the network’s “All […]

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Permanent Collection

The Swope Art Museum is known for its extraordinary collection of nearly 2,500 works of American art including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the 19th century to the present. […]

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Treasures of the Swope

Tompkins Harrison Matteson (Peterboro, New York 1813 – Sherburne, New York 1884) Washington’s Fairwell to HIs Officers, 11855 Oil on canvas, 35 3/8 x 47 1/2 inches Gift of the […]

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Treasures of the Swope

William T. Turman (Graysville, Indiana 1867 – Taft, California 1960) Jewel Pool, 1945 Oil on paperboard, 25 13/16 x 35 13/16 inches Bequest of Beatrice W. Sayer 1997.03   “Jewel […]

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Treasures of the Swope

Thomas Hart Benton (Neosho, Missouri 1889 – Kansas City, Missouri 1975) Threshing Wheat, 19 Oil and tempera, 26 1/6 x 42 1/4 inches Museum purchase 1942.02 Threshing wheat was once […]

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