Norman Rockwell

A young Norman Rockwell

The Saturday Evening Post’s most prolific artist and illustrator, Norman Perceval Rockwell, sustained a healthy art career spanning most of the twentieth century. His art captured the simplest of moments, providing profound insight into the interactions of man. Not only is he famous to the Post’s readership, he is arguably the greatest American artist of all time.

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A young Norman Rockwell
A Rockwell Father’s Day
Pack up the car and fire up the grill, but before you leave to celebrate the dad or dads in your life out in this sticky summer weather, reminisce with these fictional fathers of a bygone decade by Norman Rockwell.
A young Norman Rockwell
New York Street Gets Rockwell Name
A corner of New York City will be co-named Norman Rockwell Place to mark the birthplace of one of America’s most beloved artists thanks to the efforts of a group of high school students and an inspirational teacher.
A young Norman Rockwell
Early Rockwell Models
Norman Rockwell did Post covers from 1916 to 1963 — a remarkable 47 years. Who were the folks on his first generation of covers?

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Abigail Rockwell

Abigail Rockwell — jazz singer, songwriter, and granddaughter of Norman Rockwell — joins the Post to celebrate the life and legacy of America’s beloved artist, sharing behind-the-scene stories only a family member would know in her blog The Real Rockwell.

“Some say life will never be as perfect as life in a Norman Rockwell painting,” says Abigail. “But my grandfather’s work isn’t about an unachievable ideal. Pop’s work is about believing in the goodness of people. It’s about finding that goodness in ourselves and others and in the moments we spend with one another.”

Read more here and on Abigail’s Facebook page, Rescuing Norman Rockwell.