Norman Rockwell: 60 Year Retrospective
For seven decades Norman Rockwell captured the essence of the American spirit, creating art for magazines (more than 300 Saturday Evening Post covers), children's books, calendars, and advertisements, heartwarming and poignant images that touch us still. Norman Rockwell traces the evolution of the artist and his craft through his paintings, sketches, and photographs of him...more
Hardcover, 157 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by Abrams Books for Young Readers
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Norman Rockwell is in my top five artists list . He captured the pleasant whimsical side of early Americana . Half the time , in his later works , you can't decide if it's a photograph or a painting . Though Rockwell had an affinity towards middle class life he was not limited to it . He grew as an artist and was able to branch out after a successful career with Post . If you are somehow not familiar with Rockwell's work , I suggest you familiarize yourself with him ! He is wonderful :)
Norman Percevel Rockwell was a 20th century American painter and illustrator. His works enjoy a broad popular appeal in the United States, where Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life scenarios he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over more than four decades. Among the best-known of Rockwell's works are the Willie Gillis series, Rosie the Riveter (althoug...moreMore about Norman Rockwell...