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Norman Rockwell, 1894-1978: America's Most Beloved Painter (Basic Art)

Marling, Karal Ann; Thomas Rockwell; Jim Heimann

ISBN 10: 382282304X / 3-8228-2304-X
ISBN 13: 9783822823040
Publisher: Taschen
Publication Date: 2005
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
Since his work is categorized as illustration and was most famously featured on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post, fine art critics were slow to acknowledge the importance of Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) as true artist, though his work was enormously popular during his lifetime and has endured as a crucial element in America's perception of itself in the 20th century. Through the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the 1950s and 60s, Rockwell illustrations were a part of daily life, showing, as he once said, "the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed."

Review:
Perhaps Norman Rockwell will always be saddled with the reputation of a sentimental magazine illustrator who airbrushed American reality. But art historian Karal Ann Marling's generous reassessment strives with considerable success to rescue Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) from cultural cliché. "Rockwell fits readily into the grand continuum of realist masters," she contends persuasively. His life had its share of hardships, Marling notes, including his wife's alcoholism and his own bouts of depression; his depiction of American society became more somber over time and eventually led to his break with the Saturday Evening Post. Handsome reproductions of all of the famous images brace her argument.

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Book Description: TASCHEN, 2005. PaperBack. Book Condition: New. (Basic Art Series). Norman Rockwell is America's best-loved (though not its best) artist. His works have been reproduced on Hallmark greeting cards, calendars, figurines, and most recently inaseries of ads for the ongoing coverage of the World Trade disaster on 9/11/01. This monograph provides a satisfying survey of his works, overwhelming in color reproduction. Chronology, bibliography. 96p. Bookseller Inventory # 1179498

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Book Description: Taschen February 2005, 2005. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: New. Since his work is categorized as illustration and was most famously featured on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post, fine art critics were slow to acknowledge the importance of Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) as true artist, though his work was enormously popular during his lifetime and has endured as a crucial element in America's perception of itself in the 20th century. Through the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, World War II, the 1950s and 60s, Rockwell illustrations were a part of daily life, showing, as he once said, 'the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed.'. Bookseller Inventory # 20100923101143

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