“”We are able to expand our mission and do even more for the profession of journalism and press freedom,’ he said. ‘That’s a great legacy for Norman Rockwell.'”
Christie?s announces the top lot of the American Art auction on November 19, Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor, estimated at $10-15 million. This major, large-scale work belongs to an important series of works Norman Rockwell completed for The Saturday Evening Post at the height of his career in 1946. Show More Summary
‘Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor’ (Photo via The National Press Club.) A picture may be worth a thousand words to journalists. It can be worth a whole lot more if you’re the National Press Club. The Washington journalism bastion...Show More Summary
The National Press Club and its affiliated journalism institute will sell a Norman Rockwell painting the artist gave them more than 50 years ago and bank the estimated $10- to $15-million windfall to support future programs. The painting — “Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor” – was completed for the Saturday Evening Post in 1946. […]
One of America's most iconic artworks, Norman Rockwell's painting, Golden Rule, from the collection of Norman Rockwell Museum, was selected by the United Nations as a centerpiece for its humanitarian message for Pope Francis? visit with Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, at the UN this morning. Show More Summary
“President Barack Obama meets 4-year-old Malik Hall during departure photos with Malik's uncle, Maurice Owens, center, in the Oval Office, Sept 4, 2015.” Read the rest
silkcole: Norman Rockwell “The Problem We All Live With” (1964)
fleurdulys: Walking to a Church - Norman Rockwell 1953
The Caped Crusader paints the Dark Knight on the Batman Triple Knight T-Shirt, giving us a variety of looks for Bruce Wayne’s masked alter-ego through the years. Scott Neilson Concepts gives a Bat-spin to a Norman Rockwell classic, with Batman using his reflection to paint an old-school selfie. In addition to seeing the Adam West, […]
"Peach Crop," American Magazine, 1935 (Courtesy Norman Rockwell Family Agency) Was Norman Rockwell an artist or an illustrator? My initial thought is, "Isn't every illustrator an artist?" Yet the debate continues -- especially when it comes to Norman Rockwell. Show More Summary
Since its inception, the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA has sought to expand its focus from a single artist to a relevant context and then more broadly to illustration in general. In that spirit, the museum, through its associated Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, has just launched a new web-based project: Illustration History: […]
Last weekend the Norman Rockwell Museum introduced a new illustration history website, which provides an rich resource for fans, collectors, and scholars. The website includes capsule summaries of each period of illustration, starting in the Paleolithic, and going all the way through the 20th century decade by decade. Show More Summary
Norman Rockwell's Boy with Baby Carriage was his first illustration to appear on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post, on 20 May 1916. The Norman Rockwell Museum has launched a new online illustration history resource dedicated to the illustration arts (CLICK).
This weekend Norman Rockwell Museum will debut a new, comprehensive, online resource dedicated to the illustration arts. The Illustration History website will serve as an evolving digital forum, providing greater access to information about the field in which Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) played a seminal role. Show More Summary
During his prosperous six-decade career as an artist, there were several key themes Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) returned to again and again in his paintings. Instantly recognizable, the concepts of humor, heroes, and coming of age were each used by the artist in the service of telling a story through his pictures. Show More Summary
For over fifty years the art of Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) entered the homes of millions of Americans on the covers of the Saturday Evening Post. As one of the most popular American artists of the past century, Rockwell was a man that...Show More Summary
Some people need money; Some people have money; Some people use a $4500 Lanvin coat as a napkin for their baby at the movies—a Norman Rockwell tableau. Read more...
In June 1955, The Saturday Evening Post published what was to become one of Norman Rockwell's most popular covers, The Marriage License: It is a quintessential, romantic, American scene. An attractive couple eagerly signs their marriage license as an avuncular county clerk sits idly by. Show More Summary
Awesome illustrations by artist Ruiz Burgos.
Beyond the legendary status that he had achieved during his lifetime, artist Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was a masterful visual communicator with a deeply held belief in the imperative of peace, prosperity and basic human rights for all the people of the world. Show More Summary