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Norman Rockwell Museum receives donation from Chubb following return of a stolen Rockwell painting

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Norman Rockwell Museum received a contribution earlier this month from an unexpected source: Chubb Insurance presented the Museum with a $15,000 check that was the returned claims payment resulting from the discovery and return of a stolen Norman Rockwell painting. Show More Summary

Mid-Morning Open Thread

Breakfast in the Open Carl Larsson Thanks to grammie winger I have been introduced to this fine and interesting artist. Some of his work is reminiscent of Norman Rockwell, and some is startlingly different (those are the ones I...

Stolen Norman Rockwell painting found after 41 years

Norman Rockwell’s original painting for Boy Asleep with Hoe, aka Lazybones or Taking a Break, has been recovered by the FBI more than 40 years after it was stolen. The 25-by-28-inch oil painting was stolen from the home of Robert and Teresa Grant in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, on June 30th, 1976. The thieves also [...]

Chubb returns stolen Norman Rockwell painting 40 years after theft

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

More than 40 years after the theft of Norman Rockwell's Boy Asleep with Hoe ? also known as Lazy Bones or Taking a Break ? the painting has been returned to the family of its original owners following a ceremony with Chubb and the FBI in Philadelphia. Show More Summary

Stolen Norman Rockwell painting returned after 40 years

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

A Norman Rockwell painting that vanished from a Cherry Hill, N.J., house more than 40 years ago found its way home Friday.        

FBI recovers $1M Norman Rockwell painting stolen in 1976

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The painting. called "Lazybones" or "Boy Asleep with Hoe," graced the cover of the Sept. 6, 1919, edition of the Saturday Evening Post.

Norman Rockwell Painting Stolen In 1976 Recovered By FBI

Norman Rockwell was one of the most famous painters in American history, but his iconic works have a history of going missing. Now, the Associated Press reports that the FBI has recovered a Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40...Show More Summary

FBI Finds Norman Rockwell Painting Missing Since 1976

The FBI has recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago from a New Jersey home, the AP reports. The painting, sometimes called "Lazybones" or "Boy Asleep with Hoe," graced the cover of the Sept. 6, 1919, edition of the Saturday Evening Post. The oil-on-canvas piece...

Million Dollar Norman Rockwell Stolen Painting Recovered by FBI 40 Years Later (PHOTO)

A famous Norman Rockwell painting now worth well over a million dollars has been recovered by the FBI after it was stolen from its owner in the '70s. A lawyer for an anonymous individual called in to Philly's FBI headquarters last year and said…

Report: FBI recovers Rockwell painting taken in 1976

The FBI has reportedly recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years from a New Jersey home. The painting, sometimes called "Lazybones" or "Boy Asleep with Hoe," … Click to Continue »

Man denies killing woman, 81, in Norman Rockwell's tiny town

ARLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man accused of stabbing an elderly woman to death in a bucolic community that was once home to Norman Rockwell has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge.

Photographer Turns Corny American Archive Photos Into Something Uncomfortably Strange

2 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

The cardboard facade of cheesy Americana created by guys like Norman Rockwell is starting to crack and crumble, revealing the raw hatred, racism and xenophobia lurking beneath. Which is why some of those old photos showing a carefree and happy America full of smiling, well adjusted and tolerant people just seem creepy knowing what we know today. Show More Summary

Norman Rockwell Museum Invites Artists to Reimagine The Four Freedoms

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Open call to artists working in all media for the “Reimagining the Four Freedoms”? juried exhibition and international tour. The post Norman Rockwell Museum Invites Artists to Reimagine The Four Freedoms appeared first on Hyperaller...

Rescuing Norman Rockwell’s Progressive Legacy from a Right-Wing Cartoonist

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

The artist was no reactionary. He was a staunch liberal and a strong believer in an inclusive country. The post Rescuing Norman Rockwell’s Progressive Legacy from a Right-Wing Cartoonist appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Right-wing Cartoonist Inserts Betsy DeVos into Iconic Civil Rights Painting

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Glenn McCoy appropriated Norman Rockwell's "The Problem We All Live With," replacing the six-year-old black girl who desegregated a public school with the billionaire Secretary of Education. The post Right-wing Cartoonist Inserts Betsy DeVos into Iconic Civil Rights Painting appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Traveling exhibition features Rockwell's 'Four Freedoms'

Norman Rockwell's most celebrated series of paintings is embarking on a multi-year tour across the U.S. and to Europe. The exhibit titled "Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt and the Four Freedoms … Click to Continue »

Why Drawing Matters

In this ad for the Famous Artists Course, Norman Rockwell says, "If you can draw, your future is secure." You notice he didn't say "If you can paint, your future is secure." Norman Rockwell The Handkerchief, 1940 Many students want to...Show More Summary

Ciel Bergman, Berkeley-born painter and art professor, dies

Ciel Bergman, a Berkeley High School yell leader who once modeled for a Norman Rockwell painting, then later became an acclaimed postmodern landscape painter in Santa Barbara and Santa Fe, has died at 78. The cause of death was lung cancer, said her daughter, Bridgit Koller. The gallery had represented Ms. Show More Summary

Mid-Morning Open Thread

Mending The Flag Norman Rockwell After eight years of calculated and brazen destruction of all that this flag represents, it is a joy to see it all behind us, and have hope that we can return to a more...

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