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Autopsy of a Fraud: Update on Deborah Solomon's Disastrous Norman Rockwell Bio

"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

Puppy Love gifted to Norman Rockwell Museum

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 [...]

Puppy Love

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

A Charming Valentine’s Gift for the Norman Rockwell Museum

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

“Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love),” a 1926 painting, was donated to the museum's permanent collection.

This Isn’t Norman Rockwell’s New England: ‘We Are Still Here’ At SXSW – Hot Trailer

“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

Lurid and gratuitous

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

Sell Local Think Global is Loaded With Creative Marketing Ideas for Small Business

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....

The Action Art of Mort Kunstler

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

Video: Blended family with lesbian moms heads Tylenol holiday ad

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

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...

Tylenol Holiday Ad Features Two Moms

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

A take on modern versions of "Norman Rockwell" families.(Via Bilerico)

Tylenol Ad Features Two Moms In Modern Spin On Famous Norman Rockwell Painting: VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

How Norman Rockwell Might Have Depicted LGBT Families

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

Gil Elvgren - the Norman Rockwell of cheesecake

3 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

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 Reimagines Rockwell for Tylenol

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

Superheroes Go Norman Rockwell In Adorable Saturday Evening Post Covers

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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 Norman Rockwell

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 ?

Pro-life vid of the day: Happy Thanksgiving!

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

9 Movies That Will Make You Thankful For Your Family

3 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Sometimes going home for the holidays doesn't make you feel as cuddly and warm as a Norman Rockwell painting. But buck up, it's not so bad: featuring some of the most dysfunctional families that have ever graced the screen, my slideshow will make you think your clan is the picture-perfect image of family.

The Truth About Thanksgiving

On 27 November millions of Americans will sit down to Thanksgiving dinner. The spread is so famous, even non-Americans (like me) know what's on the table. When Norman Rockwell, that great fabulist of US life, depicted "Freedom from Want"...Show More Summary

Bert Rodriguez is turning his apartment into a museum — with him in it

3 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Visitors to Stockbridge, Mass., can drop in on a museum that features Norman Rockwell's old studio.

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