If Ronald Reagan’s presidency yearned for the age of Norman Rockwell, Donald Trump’s reaches to the era of “Dr. Strangelove.” Based on a speculative science-fiction novel, Red Alert by Peter George, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned...Show More Summary
Tom of Finland is the Norman Rockwell of gay sex. His artwork—drawings worshipping the male physique in unabashedly exaggerated masculine and sexual form—has retained cultural gay prominence decades after the artist's death in 1991. Tom...Show More Summary
Norman Foster, Charles Renfro, Rafael Viñoly, and David Rockwell have big ideas.
And to All a Good Night, Norman Rockwell This image is sourced from an interesting 2015 Wired article on Rockwell’s photographic reference for this and a number of his other holiday themed paintings. As is often the case with Rockwell paintings, much of the charm Read More...
(Stephan Schuetze/Bild Zeitung via Getty Images, link) Secret documents reveal that the Berkshire Museum was pressured to sell off their Norman Rockwell originals by a Boston consulting firm. For now, the planned liquidation of their...Show More Summary
Norman Rockwell's "Blacksmith Shop" painting was a double-page interior illustration in the November 2, 1940 edition of The Saturday Evening Post. It is possibly the best-known and best-loved painting of farriers in the world, and illustrates a ten-hour heel-and-toe contest between two Irish immigrant farriers in 1907. Show More Summary
The artist is still celebrated for depicting Americana at its best.
A Pilgrim's Progress Norman Rockwell...
Happy Thanksgiving 2017– Let us Thank the Lord for our rights and freedom which come from God. Freedom to Worship is the second of the Four Freedoms oil paintings produced by the American artist Norman Rockwell. 1 Chronicles 29:11-13...Show More Summary
How to ease the stress of a Norman Rockwell holiday when the portrait of your own family is incomplete.
Outsource the mess It's easy to point a finger at Norman Rockwell. One quaint picture of an idealized meal and forever after we spend the last Thursday of November stuffed in a heated, heady kitchen sweating our brains out trying toShow More Summary
The Berkshire Museum, yes. They were going to sell 40 paintings at Sotheby’s, including two very special Norman Rockwells, but at the last minute a court decision halted the sale, claiming (with only thin justification) that the sale...Show More Summary
Recently returned to a family after it was stolen more than 40 years ago, Norman Rockwell's endearing Lazybones (Boy Asleep With Hoe), also known as Taking a Break, sold for $912,500 as Heritage Auctions totaled more than $4.3 million at its Nov. Show More Summary
Football Hero Norman Rockwell It's just adorable. It makes me smile.......
The Norman Rockwell Museum presents Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the acclaimed illustrator/writer that will be on view at the Museum from November 11, 2017, through May 28, 2018. Show More Summary
Clars Auction Gallery will present their monthly auction of Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry/Timepieces and Asian Art Auction on Sunday, November 19th at their Oakland (CA) gallery and saleroom. This sale will bring to market...Show More Summary
"Just two days before a scheduled hearing on a suit brought by the three sons of Norman Rockwell..., the attorney general's office has submitted a legal filing stating that it 'has significant questions and concerns' about the museum's planned sell-off of 40 paintings on November 13 at Sotheby's in New York. The filing calls […]
This Norman Rockwell painting graced the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in May, 1920. The Ouija board session reminds us of the parlor games that young people used to play to get close to each other in a socially acceptable way, like the apple-on-a-string game in this post. Show More Summary
"Less than a week after the sons of Norman Rockwell filed suit against the Berkshire Museum, attempting to prevent it from selling art from its collection, another lawsuit has been lodged against the Pittsfield, Massachusetts institution."
The news of a shift in leadership, which will take place on October 31, comes days after a lawsuit was filed by the sons of Norman Rockwell and other plaintiffs, seeking to halt the museum’s controversial plan to sell off 40 works at Sotheby’s in order to build its endowment, fund renovations, and pursue a “New Vision” […]