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Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell from the Collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg

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Telling Stories, based on the Rockwell collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, is the first book to chart the connections between Rockwell’s iconic depictions of American life and the movies. Rockwell, the quintessential American mythmaker of the 20th century, was a storyteller on a par with the great Hollywood directors of his time, and touched the lives of the ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published July 1st 2010 by Harry N. Abrams
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Mindy
Oct 26, 2013 Mindy rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
Some interesting information. Does a good job of dissecting pictures and explaining subtle but effective techniques Rockwell used in his pictures. A very talented man! Liked reading about how he got into the business and why. Would have liked a blurb about why his first marriage disintegrated and more info about his second marriage since I was really surprised by and interested in that aspect of his private life. I did realize from some of his pics that he wasn't quite the gentle, clean, moral ...more
Zach
Jan 19, 2011 Zach rated it really liked it
Shelves: art, 2011-books
Excellent companion to a great exhibit.

The book especially highlights how Rockwell utilized small details to tell stories through his paintings. The book also provides insight into how Rockwell used photographs and models to create his images.

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Jan 21, 2011 Hapzydeco rated it really liked it
If you have an interest in Americana, and the ideals of the 20th century, this book is a must read. For others Rockwell's pictures will suffice.
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