GUEST: Back in Norman Rockwell’s America, kids weren’t afraid to take a chance on going into business for themselves. Rockwell’s iconic “Lemonade Stand” image showed a whole generation of children that to succeed in business, all they had to do was hang out a sign, and a whole community of lemonade lovers (or sympathetic neighbors) would […]
dappledwithshadow: Art Critic Norman Rockwell 1955 Painting - oil on canvas Height: 100.33 cm (39.5 in.), Width: 92.71 cm (36.5 in.)
An exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum tracking the drop and resurgence in popularity of narrative art raises much bigger questions than it set out to address. The post How Cold War Politics Sabotaged Norman Rockwell’s Art appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Homecoming Marine Norman Rockwell I love everything about this painting; the detail, the adorably disheveled kids, the beaten-up shoes, the humble young marine, but most of all the portrayal of an America in which most people would rather greet...
Game Called because of Rain (Tough Call) Norman Rockwell Every time I think of using a Norman Rockwell painting I think of this one....
Seeing these film shots from Empire of the Sun, Lost in Translation and Sexy Beast next to the paintings of Norman Rockwell, John Kacere and Marc Chagall is like seeing double. The film version are close versions of the original art....Show More Summary
Norman Rockwell Museum announces the unveiling of a unique civic exhibition of Norman Rockwell artwork starting this fall at three United States District Courts in Massachusetts. With the assistance of Robert Farrell, Clerk of Court, U.S. Show More Summary
Anyone who says being a woman is easy is probably a man. Between the wage gap, the policing of our uteruses, the catcalling and the mansplaining ? we’re still a long way from gender equality, especially, for women of color. Which is why the meme-ification of Norman Rockwell’s 1959 painting, “The Jury,” is so poignant and hilarious. Show More Summary
As America focuses on the spectacle of this year?s presidential election, Norman Rockwell Museum takes a look back at the 19th century to examine the impact that one of the nation?s greatest image-makers had over its politics. Presidents,...Show More Summary
This looks like a Norman Rockwell painting: The photo is one of a series of 1940s-era color photos taken by Farm Security Administration workers and reprinted in the Washington Post today. The women pictured above were employed as “wipers” (whatever that is) in the “roundhouse” (whatever that is) at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad in […]
She Sailed Majestically Past the Wretch, Followed Meekly by Septimus, James Montgomery Flagg Pen and ink, roughly 22×29 inches (56×74 cm); original is in the Norman Rockwell Museum, larger here; also slightly larger zoomable version on Google Art Project, and downloadable version of that image on Wikimedia Commons. It looks as though the Google Art […]
The Triple Knight by Scott Neilson He's a man, he's a bat, he's in the comics, the movies, video games, TV shows and some classic cartoon series, but who is he underneath it all? Despite his strong mind for facts, and incredible skills in the realm of deductive reasoning, the Bat has lost track of the Man. Show More Summary
The Saturday morning cartoon vets get a formal museum exhibit.
Norman Rockwell's son Thomas and granddaughter Abigail have been documenting the falsehoods in the recent Deborah Solomon biography American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell.Yesterday they started a petition to encourage the Norman Rockwell Museum to rescind its endorsement of the book. Show More Summary
The Runaway Norman Rockwell I chose this painting specifically in honor of Maetenloch's tenure at AoSHQ as not only the editor of a marvelous ONT over the last eight years, but as the gentle but firm adult who guides...
The little girl in Norman Rockwell's famed painting "The Problem We All Live With" is publicly discussing her history, her faith and her vote.
The Saturday Evening Post is known for its covers, especially the Norman Rockwell covers. And in true Rockwell fashion, Spanish artist …
In recognition of this significant presidential election year in the United States, Norman Rockwell Museum has partnered with Google to share artworks and artifacts from its permanent collection that illustrate Norman Rockwell?s many commissioned presidential portraits. Show More Summary
The baby name Mardee debuted on the national list in 1936 thanks to a long-forgotten beauty queen who once modeled for Norman Rockwell.
In post-World War II America, the primacy of abstract art was clearly acknowledged, and by 1961, when Rockwell painted The Connoisseur, Abstract Expressionism had been covered in the popular press for nearly 15 years. Originated in the...Show More Summary