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
Rockwell Files: Coming Home
Millions of veterans would have smiled in recognition at the Post's December 15, 1945 cover, having recognized one of those humorous incidents faced when trying to resume civilian life.
A young Norman Rockwell
Rockwell Video Minute: Golden Rule
In 1961, Norman Rockwell created a painting that reminded us to do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
A young Norman Rockwell
Rockwell's Four Freedoms
75 years ago, the painter transformed abstract ideas into concrete images that helped galvanize a nation.

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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.