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Title: Norman Rockwell


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Norman Rockwell
  • By Ryan McMichael

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Norman Rockwell
  • "To us, illustration was an ennobling profession.
    That's part of the reason I went into
    illustration. It was a profession with a great
    tradition, a profession I could be proud of."
  • Norman Rockwell

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Norman Rockwell
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Norman Rockwell
  • Illustrator
  • Mid-20th century Americana illustrator
  • Known for Saturday Evening Post covers
  • Born February 3, 1894 New York City
  • Died November 8, 1978 84 yrs. Old
  • American
  • American Modernism Regionalism Painter

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Movement
  • Would probably considered an American Modernism
    Regionalism painter
  • Contemporaries would include Benton, Wood, and
    Curry
  • This form was a stylized realism that showed
    American heartland

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Contemporaries
Trail Riders By Thomas Hart Benton
Circus Elephants By John Steuart Curry
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Importance
  • Most famous American illustrator
  • Showed paintings of everyday American life
  • Shunned the common abstract theories of the time
    for more realistic paintings of common American
    events during the mid-20th century

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Importance
  • Rockwell created images that described universal
    human experiences within a particularly American
    context.
  • His ability to reveal the deeper meaning in
    commonplace situations captivates audiences to
    this day.

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Some of His Paintings
Freedom of Speech
Freedom from Fear
Freedom from Want
Triple Self Portrait
Freedom to Worship
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More of His Paintings
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Controversial Piece
The Problem We All Live With
  • Rockwell is not really known for painting
    controversial paintings. However, in this one
    he does. This shows the integration of the
    school system in the South. It is titled The
    Problem We All Live With referring to racism.

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Boy Scouts Paintings
From 1924 to 1974, in all but two years, he
painted calendars for the Boy Scout
organization.
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Paintings
  • His most famous paintings were his 4 Freedoms
    paintings (shown in one of the previous slides)
  • They were done to raise support during WWII
  • He is best known for his over 200 Saturday
    Evening Post Paintings
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