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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

last weekOdd : 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

2 weeks 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

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 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

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

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

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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

Norman Rockwell Museum celebrates a century of Norman Rockwell exhibitions with European debut

last monthArts : Artdaily

In May of 1914, a young Norman Rockwell entered artwork in his first exhibition: a group show at the New Rochelle Public Library in New Rochelle, New York. He was 20 years old. One hundred years later, a traveling exhibition of some of Rockwell?s most iconic original works is making its European debut. Show More Summary

Norman Rockwell Museum presents 'Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure'

last monthArts : Artdaily

If an artist?s life reflected what they put down on canvas, you might assume Mort Künstler has lived one fascinating adventure. Known today for his meticulously researched historical paintings of such subjects as the Civil War, Künstler...Show More Summary

U.S. Midterm Elections: It's the Facts, Stupid

"Election day 1944", painting by Norman Rockwell. But no FDR on the ballot in this week's election. As must readers of are likely to know, the UK Guardian is one of the few English language left-of-center daily newspapers (and free to read online, though I recommend the app). Show More Summary

50,000 of Norman Rockwell’s Photographs Digitized

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

Norman Rockwell may be best known for his Saturday Evening Post cover illustrations and homey paintings of idealized Anytown, USA scenes, but in terms of sheer numbers he was primarily a photographer.

The Mass Media: Decades of Trying to Ruin Halloween

When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest in the 1980s, Halloween was something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Giggling children running down the street dressed as goblins and ghouls, excitedly ringing the doorbell and anxiously holding out pillow cases to collect their bounty. Show More Summary

The Mass Media: Decades of Trying to Ruin Halloween

When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest in the 1980s, Halloween was something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Giggling children running down the street dressed as goblins and ghouls, excitedly ringing the doorbell and anxiously holding out pillow cases to collect their bounty. Show More Summary

The Mass Media: Decades of Trying to Ruin Halloween

When I was a kid growing up in the Midwest in the 1980s, Halloween was something out of a Norman Rockwell painting. Giggling children running down the street dressed as goblins and ghouls, excitedly ringing the doorbell and anxiously holding out pillow cases to collect their bounty. Show More Summary

Rockwell Photos

2 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, USA, has announced that it has digitized tens of thousands of black-and-white photographs from its Norman Rockwell Photographic Print Collection, previously uncatalogued. These are now freely viewable online at the Museum’s website: CLICK. Show More Summary

Norman Rockwell photographs mow accessible to the public and researchers for the first time

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Norman Rockwell Museum announces the new accessibility of tens of thousands of digitized black-and-white photographs from its Norman Rockwell Photographic Print Collection?the largest single collection in the Norman Rockwell Archive....Show More Summary

DC Comic Superheros And Villains In The Style Of Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post Covers

2 months agoOdd : Geekologie

This is a series of DC Comics characters in the style of Norman Rockwell Saturday Evening Post covers as imagined by DeviantARTist OnlyMilo (aka Ruiz Burgos). He did a fantastic job. You know, I actually have an old Saturday Evening Post and often daydream about living in the painting on the cover. Show More Summary

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