Admired by Norman Rockwell and acknowledged as one of America?s preeminent twentieth century illustration masters, J.C. Leyendecker (1894-1951) rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication. He turned his unmistakable...Show More Summary
American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell traces the evolution of Rockwell?s art and iconography throughout his career ? from carefully choreographed reflections on childhood innocence, to powerful, consciousness-raising images, documenting the traumatic realities of desegregation in the South. Show More Summary
Norman Rockwell Museum announced today the hiring of Jesse Kowalski as the Museum?s new Curator of Exhibitions. Kowalski began work at the Museum on March 2. Mr. Kowalski is the former Director of Exhibitions at The Andy Warhol Museum, where he was employed for 18 of the Museum?s 20 years. Show More Summary
"On Top of the World," Norman Rockwell; 1928. Why did Deborah Solomon think she could get away with writing a fraudulent biography of Norman Rockwell, the great American illustrator? Why did a respected publisher -- Farrar, Straus and...Show More Summary
One of Norman Rockwell’s most tender and beloved images, Boy and Girl Gazing at Moon (Puppy Love), also known as the Spooners, has been donated to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The donor is Bill Millis who has owned the oil painting since he bought it at an art gallery in 1975 when [...]
What better news story could there be for Valentine's Day than that Norman Rockwell's original painting for the beloved Puppy Love - also called Boy and Girl Gazing at Moon - has been donated to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Show More Summary
“Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love),” a 1926 painting, was donated to the museum's permanent collection.
“You guys have moved into one, weird Fing town!” says one New England local who owns the tagline at the end of the trailer for We Are Still Here from Snowfort Pictures/Dark Sky Films. The horror title, which was announced as part of...Show More Summary
Good Lord yes. And young men left their curtains open when they were in bed with the light on, since they weren't up to anything they shouldn't have been and nobody was looking besides.Anyway the slogan (for which Norman Rockwell was not responsible) comes from the website of Kenneth T Zemsky. Show More Summary
I live in a small, “Norman Rockwell” town. We have a gazebo and a whole group of retailers nestled around the square. Beyond the square, almost hidden from sight and across the railroad tracks, are several industrial parks with even more manufacturers and technology companies than you can count. You can call these local businesses....
On Thursday we visited the exhibition "Mort Kunstler: The Art of Adventure" at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Mort Kunstler, "Buried Alive for Four Months," Stag Magazine, 1965. The exhibit spans his entire...Show More Summary
Norman Rockwell's ancestors worked with Tylenol to create new ads honoring family this holiday season. Honoring family of course includes honoring homes with same-sex couples, their children, and their cherished loved ones: Anti-gay activists will surely go crazy. But you...
A take on modern versions of "Norman Rockwell" families.(Via Bilerico)
Tylenol posted a short series of videos to their YouTube page for their "For What Matters Most," campaign featuring three modern families coming together for the holidays resembling Norman Rockwell's classic holiday painting Freedom From Want. One of the ads...
A new campaign from Tylenol brings an iconic Norman Rockwell painting to life with more diverse depictions of family — including an Asian family, an African American family, and a family with lesbian mothers. — Few would associate the...Show More Summary
Peruvian painter Alberto Vargas may be the most famous pin-up artist, but Gil Elvgren was the greatest. The massive book, Elvgren: His Life & Art, has the artist’s best paintings, and often the photographs of models Elvgren used for reference are printed side-by-side with the paintings. Read the rest
JWT uses the Norman Rockwell painting “Freedom From Want” as a springboard to examine the modern American family in its spot for Tylenol launching the brand’s “For What Matters Most” campaign. “Normal Rockwell painted America’s story...Show More Summary
DC superheroes and villains get a dose of Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker-inspired whimsy in artist Juan Carlos Ruiz Burgos' tributes to the Saturday Evening Post. We especially love the ones where superheroes encounter children who read their comic book adventures. Read more...
The Swiss have all seen an Anker painting. Girl Knitting by Albert Anker (public domain photo) They’ve seen reproductions of his work everywhere—in their schoolbooks, on candy boxes, calenders, postage stamps. Hotel walls often have or used to have an … Continue reading ?
by Hans Johnson The famous painting “Freedom From Want” by Norman Rockwell evokes many pleasant holiday memories (and confirms the inordinate strength of our mothers and grandmothers)! One of those memories may well be the singing of the church hymn “We Gather Together” written in 1597 by the Dutch poet and composer Adraianus Valerius. Show More Summary