Monday, December 24, 2012

Most Under Appreciated Artist: Normal Rockwell

By Keith Massey, PhD Connect with me on Google+ and Twitter. Explore my novels at Lingua Sacra Publishing.
 



I have long believed that Normal Rockwell is one of, if not the greatest American artist ever. He employed a hyper-realistic style that packed vibrant life and emotion into every detail. Here are some of my all time favorites.






Here is a classic example of story-telling through art.



And as a teacher, this one always made me smile. 



 From the "Freedoms" Series, this guy just stands for America.



The artist himself seemed to have a curious fixation on the concept of art as a window or mirror upon reality. He includes such portals in many of his works.




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