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The Berkshire Museum Defends Its Planned But Controversial Art Sale

Facing massive blowback, including from Norman Rockwell's sons, "Berkshire Museum officials held their ground, citing decades of financial losses that, in recent years, amounted to million-dollar annual budget shortfalls on a yearly budget of $2.4 million. The institution had struggled with deficits for 30 years, they said, and needed to fundamentally reinvent itself — or […]

Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms to travel in international tour

3 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Norman Rockwell Museum announced details of the first internationally touring exhibition devoted to Rockwell?s iconic depictions of Franklin Delano Roosevelt?s Four Freedoms: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Fear, and Freedom from Want. Show More Summary

Should museums be able to sell their art? This museum says its future depends on it

6 days agoArts : Art Beat

The Berkshire Museum is selling several pieces from Norman Rockwell, seen in his studio, in order to stay afloat, a decision that has caused controversy in the arts community. Credit: Bettmann / Contributor. When the Massachusetts Museum...Show More Summary

Vintage Ads for the Famous Artists Course

Here's a classic advertisement for the Famous Artists School, the correspondence course headlined by 1950s illustrators like Norman Rockwell, Al Dorne, and Austin Briggs. (Link to YouTube)The host, Jon Gnagy (1907-1981), introduces the course, and then draws a church using basic geometric forms. Show More Summary

Red Sox fans reach for a home run ball in the perfect baseball photo

Sometimes, a photographer captures the perfect moment.  At Thursday night's Red Sox-White Sox game at Fenway Park, Matt Stone of the Boston Herald did exactly that. As one Twitter user aptly put it, Stone's photo is a Norman Rockwell...Show More Summary

Family discovers Norman Rockwell sports print is actually a famous original painting worth $300K+

last weekArts : Artdaily

Heritage Auctions continues its legacy as the premier sports auction house offering a recently discovered Norman Rockwell original Saturday Evening Post cover study for the painting Tough Call in its August 19-20 Sports Platinum Night Auction. Show More Summary

Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute

A Massachusetts museum's decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it's ever ethical to sell pieces of the … Click to Continue »

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Bridge Game Norman Rockwell Or maybe this kind of bridge?...

Food banks respond to hunger needs in rural America

Many images of rural America are food-related—a freshly-baked apple pie cooling on the windowsill, a roadside produce stand brimming with sweet corn and tomatoes, or a Norman Rockwell print showing a family sitting down to dinner. But the reality is that many people in rural America face hunger and don't always know where their next meal is coming from.

Berkshire Museum to Dump Norman Rockwells

The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts will be selling off Norman Rockwell's "Shuffleton's Barbershop" and 39 other paintings to raise funds for their "New Vision" for the museum. Shuffleton's Barbershop by Norman Rockwell The paintings will be auctioned by Sothebys in the next six months and are expected to raise over $50 million. Show More Summary

Berkshire Museum To Sell 40 Works To Fund $60M 'Reinvention Plan'

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"In addition to two Norman Rockwell paintings, Shuffleton's Barber Shop and Shaftsbury Blacksmith Shop, which were previously disclosed, the list includes two [mobile] sculptures by Calder, [and] paintings by [Frederic] Church [and Albert Bierstadt] of the Hudson River School... Show More Summary

Norman Rockwell Losing the Game by jpbrewer1963 Norman...

4 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Norman Rockwell Losing the Game by jpbrewer1963 Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator.

Norman Rockwell 1 by jpbrewer1963 Norman Perceval Rockwell...

last monthArts / Art History : Old Paint

Norman Rockwell 1 by jpbrewer1963 Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American author, painter and illustrator.

Exhibition explores collection and creative methods of popular art correspondence course

last monthArts : Artdaily

Established in 1948 by a group of artists led by Norman Rockwell and former Society of illustrators President Albert Dorne, the Famous Artists School, in Westport, Connecticut, became a household name during the mid-twentieth century. Show More Summary

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Norman Rockwell Paints the Soda Jerk Norman Rockwell...

Wannabe Reviews Micah Schnabel’s Solo LP ‘Your New Norman Rockwell

2 months agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

In the newest installment of Wannabe, artist Chris Prunckle reviews Your New Norman Rockwell, the new solo album from Micah Schnabel of Two Cow Garage, in his signature six-panel comic strip form. Click on the image for full resolution...Show More Summary

The Norman Rockwell Museum opens first exhibition to pair Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

This summer, the Norman Rockwell Museum presents the first exhibition to pair Rockwell (1894?1978) and Andy Warhol (1928?1987), examining their artistic and cultural influence during their lifetimes and their ongoing legacies. With 100...Show More Summary

Ultra sleek, ultra noir Oakland Hills home asks $4.5 million

Whoa! If you’re looking for a cozy home with a homey, warm feel to it that shouts Norman Rockwell luxe, beat it. This isn’t the place for you. Designed by Randy Ruiz of AAA Architects, and in collaboration with Benjamin Parco, 132 Alpine...Show More Summary

Micah Schnabel – Your New Norman Rockwell

2 months agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

  It started with “the Great Gravitron Massacre”. I think. Maybe it was “Come Back to Shelby”. Either way, it was on a Suburban Home Records sampler CD. The old ones with the shitty little sticker with the title of the comp but no other data. I wasn’t sure who it was but the song […]

$15 million Rockwell tops Sotheby's American Art Auction

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

Today at Sotheby?s New York, all-American favorite Norman Rockwell commanded the top price of American Art week for the second season running. Painted at the height of his career and exemplifying his ability to depict everyday life with...Show More Summary

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