Until about 1980, America’s public schoolteachers were iconic everyday heroes painted with a kind of Norman Rockwell patina—generally respected because they helped most kids learn to read, write and successfully...
Norman Rockwell's 1939 painting "Sport" was found to be missin from a high-security warehouse in Queens last year, but has been unearthed in Ohio.
A Norman Rockwell painting that was missing for a time has been recovered, according to an art transmoirt and storage company that handled the painting.
One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman Brothers Band Alan Paul 436 Pages ISBN: #978-1-250-04049-7 St. Martin's Press 2014 Apparently the calling to go out and capture the American spirit on canvas came to Norman Rockwell at an early age. Picking up the mantel, and paintbrush, he documented bo...
Deborah Solomon's American Mirror (Farrar Straus Giroux) is an engaging look at the life and art of Norman Rockwell, he nation's most iconic illustrator. The biography offers compelling reasons to recognize Rockwell as more than a mechanical creator...Show More Summary
An important exhibition that explores Norman Rockwell?s unparalleled role as an American icon-maker and storyteller will be on view at the Newark Museum from February 28 through May 26, 2014. The exhibition American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell is organized by Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Show More Summary
Norman Rockwell captured idyllic moments of American life using paint and canvas. But Thomas Doyle works in a different medium and sees the world around him in a different light. As the folks at Cool Hunting discovered, he uses tinyShow More Summary
The Norman Rockwell Museum has nearly doubled its collection of American illustration art thanks to a donation of about 5,000 items from the archives of the Famous Artist's School correspondence course.The Famous Artist's Course archives...Show More Summary
A transformational outcome of a collections development initiative launched five years ago, Norman Rockwell Museum today announced the acquisition of the art and archives from the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut, nearly doubling the Museum?s collections. Show More Summary
The charming Alhambra, Calif. home where iconic illustrator Norman Rockwell was married just sold for $745K. Originally listed for $748K back in December 2013, the 1910 home offers six bedrooms, original moldings, and a front porch that's perfect for kicking...
The kind of cell phone photo Norman Rockwell would take if he were here today.(via redditor dagorlad) As a non-cat owner, I can't speak with authority on this, but I have strong suspicions that cats are not very good at following a narrative. Show More Summary
Over the last 30 years, it seems like it has gotten a little tougher for kids to start that most Norman Rockwell of ventures, the lemonade stand. Back in the 1980s and 1990s there were a few instances of local governments shutting kids' stands down for various reasons, although officials typically bowed to public pressure and allowed them to reopen. Show More Summary
Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell and N.C. Wyeth--foremost illustrators in the first half of the 20th century--created some of their best-known images for advertising calendars. These hung in millions of homes, shops and...Show More Summary
She's our favorite actress who got lost while trying to escape the Norman Rockwell piece she was painted into. Zooey Deschanel is extremely committed to her gimmick. More » Zooey Deschanel Maintains She Was Born A Vintage Pixie With Perfect Hair is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Show More Summary
Biographer and art critic Deborah Solomon stopped by The Colbert Report this week to discuss her new Norman Rockwell biography, American Mirror (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux), which reveals that the American-as-apple-pie artist wrestled with severe depression and was consumed by a sense of inadequacy. Show More Summary
Deborah Solomon is on the defensive. In American Mirror, she made some alarming claims about Norman Rockwell, including the charge that he had pedophilic urges. Critics have been pointing out some of the many problems with her book, and to some extent Solomon is trying to fend off these criticisms. Show More Summary
Celebrated as a painter of American ideals, he was actually craving male beauty. Featured Image: read more
American Mirror, Deborah Solomon's new biography of Norman Rockwell, has become controversial. But what is the controversy about? Simple. Solomon has presented a dishonest picture of Rockwell's life--one that paints him as a pedophile...Show More Summary
Where Was Norman? Wasn’t there a revolution going on in the art world in his time? What about abstract art, Cubism, Surrealism? Those started in Europe and hadn’t yet reached “middle” America. America participated in the wars fought in Europe … Continue reading ?
American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell, a new biography of the great American artist and iconic figure Norman Rockwell, accuses him of being a closeted homosexual, basing the spurious claim on the fact that Rockwell would stop young boys on the street or at recess and ask if they would pose for his illustrations. Show More Summary