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Norman Rockwell Crashes the New York Art Scene

Today, Norman Rockwell is an American icon. But even late in his career, art critics viewed him as an ordinary illustrator (and a slightly corny one at that). Get a sneak peek at author Deborah Solomon’s new book, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell.  More
The Homecoming by Norman Rockwell

The Homecoming

To create authenticity for the painting Christmas Homecoming, Norman Rockwell used family members, colleagues, and good friends as models.  More

Redheads Rule!

When Rockwell painted this May 26, 1945, cover, Homecoming G.I., redhead Ardis Edgerton was at its center, but the painter didn’t stop there. He also turned every one of the central characters into redheads.  More
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Valentine Kiss

A tribute to his late ex-wife Irene, Norman Rockwell created Signpainter, the cover illustration for the February 9, 1935, Post.  More
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