Dulwich Picture Gallery have just opened a Norman Rockwell exhibition which is well neat. Words like ‘beloved’ and ‘prolific’ get bandied about his work which is so synonymous with the advertising and magazine illustrations of the time, that the term “Rockwellesque” was coined. An illustrator with masterful technical excellence, he painted the everyday with such attention and sentiment that America joined in his wishful perspective and loved him for it. The comprehensive list of works are selected from the culturally crucial era of American history between 1916 and 1963 and include 322 covers of the Saturday Evening Post…
Obviously old school but I think they’re swell.
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