Anyone who says being a woman is easy is probably a man. Between the wage gap, the policing of our uteruses, the catcalling and the mansplaining ? we’re still a long way from gender equality, especially, for women of color. Which is why the meme-ification of Norman Rockwell’s 1959 painting, “The Jury,” is so poignant and hilarious. Show More Summary
As America focuses on the spectacle of this year?s presidential election, Norman Rockwell Museum takes a look back at the 19th century to examine the impact that one of the nation?s greatest image-makers had over its politics. Presidents,...Show More Summary
This looks like a Norman Rockwell painting: The photo is one of a series of 1940s-era color photos taken by Farm Security Administration workers and reprinted in the Washington Post today. The women pictured above were employed as “wipers” (whatever that is) in the “roundhouse” (whatever that is) at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad in […]
She Sailed Majestically Past the Wretch, Followed Meekly by Septimus, James Montgomery Flagg Pen and ink, roughly 22×29 inches (56×74 cm); original is in the Norman Rockwell Museum, larger here; also slightly larger zoomable version on Google Art Project, and downloadable version of that image on Wikimedia Commons. It looks as though the Google Art […]
The Triple Knight by Scott Neilson He's a man, he's a bat, he's in the comics, the movies, video games, TV shows and some classic cartoon series, but who is he underneath it all? Despite his strong mind for facts, and incredible skills in the realm of deductive reasoning, the Bat has lost track of the Man. Show More Summary
The Saturday morning cartoon vets get a formal museum exhibit.
Norman Rockwell's son Thomas and granddaughter Abigail have been documenting the falsehoods in the recent Deborah Solomon biography American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell.Yesterday they started a petition to encourage the Norman Rockwell Museum to rescind its endorsement of the book. Show More Summary
The Runaway Norman Rockwell I chose this painting specifically in honor of Maetenloch's tenure at AoSHQ as not only the editor of a marvelous ONT over the last eight years, but as the gentle but firm adult who guides...
The little girl in Norman Rockwell's famed painting "The Problem We All Live With" is publicly discussing her history, her faith and her vote.
The Saturday Evening Post is known for its covers, especially the Norman Rockwell covers. And in true Rockwell fashion, Spanish artist …
In recognition of this significant presidential election year in the United States, Norman Rockwell Museum has partnered with Google to share artworks and artifacts from its permanent collection that illustrate Norman Rockwell?s many commissioned presidential portraits. Show More Summary
The baby name Mardee debuted on the national list in 1936 thanks to a long-forgotten beauty queen who once modeled for Norman Rockwell.
In post-World War II America, the primacy of abstract art was clearly acknowledged, and by 1961, when Rockwell painted The Connoisseur, Abstract Expressionism had been covered in the popular press for nearly 15 years. Originated in the...Show More Summary
Beloved as he was during his six-decade career, artist Norman Rockwell found himself a "man out of time? when it came to many of the prevailing trends taking place in the art world. He famously commented that, "I love it when I get admiring letters from people. Show More Summary
Inspired by journeys to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantanamo, the hyper-anxieties of war come alive in Steve Mumford’s paintings at Postmasters Gallery.
This week in art news: Gilbert & George announced plans to open a contemporary art center in London, the Manhattan block where Norman Rockwell grew up was renamed in his honor, and archaeologists found what they believe are remains of Kublai Khan's imperial palace.
A corner of New York was transformed into a Norman Rockwell portrait Thursday when a Manhattan street corner was named after the artist.
"You really understand Rockwell’s work in a whole new way when you realize he grew up on the West Side. He formed a view of the world that can be traced right back to 103rd Street. You’ve got to imagine he was struck by the great disparities of wealth in New York City even then, and that awareness stuck with him through his career. Show More Summary
My grandfather once said himself, "The Post is my best and only opportunity to express myself fully." He liked to come up with his own stories and tell them his way -- and the Post covers were the best way for him to do that. With other illustration work he was forced to rely on and stay true to someone else's story. Show More Summary
Triple Self-Portrait Norman Rockwell 1960 Hey...I love Rockwell. So sue me....