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  • Rockwells Two Finished Paintings For Covers
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    In America, artists works are not only shown in museums, they are often displayed on magazine covers. Norman Rockwell produced cover paintings for the Saturday Evening Post, a major magazine of the 1910's and for many decades later. In the process he became a nationally renowned artist. His precise detail brought him great popularity. He created a moral myth in which people were reassured of their own essential goodness, art critic Arthur C Dan to told Allison Adato of Life magazine. And that is...
  • Rockwell's Goals In Art
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    Norman Rockwell is best known for his depictions of dail life of a rural America. Rockwell's goals in art revolved around his desire to create an ideal America. He said " I paint life as I would like it to be". The second child of Jarvis W. Rockwell and his wife Nancy, Norman Perceval Rockwell was born in the famous New York City. In his summers he enjoyed life on the countryside, which made a profound impact on his art. Rockwell remained in Manhattan until 1903, when they moved to Mamaroneck, N...
  • Rockwell
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    Norman Rockwell who was best known for his magazine covers and illustrations on the Saturday Evening Post, the Ladies' Home Journal, and Look. Rockwell was born in New York City, and he trained there at the Art Students League. The cover of The Saturday Evening Post was his showcase for over forty years. His favorite subjects were everyday events that celebrated small-town life and patriotic themes. The scenes were often funny and detailed that his pictures looked like photos. He also designed m...
  • Rockwell Painting
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    Norman Perceval Rockwell was born on Feb. 3, 1894 in New York, New York. As a boy he grew fond of the country, where he moved to a few years after he was born, and stayed away from the city as much as he could, which would later be shown in his works (Buechner, Retrospective, 24). When he was 14, he had to commute to New York City twice a week to attend the Chase School of Fine and Applied Art. After awhile he dropped out of his sophomore year of high school, and became a full time student at Th...
  • Norman Rockwell Museum At Stockbridge
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    Born in New York City in 1894, Norman Rockwell always wanted to be an artist. At the age of fourteen, Rockwell enrolled in art classes at the New York School of Art. In 1910, at the age of 16, he left high school to study art at the National Academy of Design. He soon transferred to the Art Students League, where he studied with Thomas Fogarty and George Bridgman. Fogarty+s instruction in illustration prepared Rockwell for his first commercial commissions. From Bridgman, Rockwell learned the tec...

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