Artist Norman Rockwell once said, “I paint life as I would like it to be.” Over the years, millions of art lovers have embraced Rockwell’s keenly optimistic perspective on humanity, making him one of the most iconic artists of the 20th century. In fact, it’s hard to hear the word “Americana” and not immediately […]
In February 1943, artist Norman Rockwell completed one of the most complex projects of his entire career. In his desire to help America’s war effort during World War II, Rockwell decided to illustrate four “Freedoms” outlined by U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in his January 1941 address to the nation. President Roosevelt hoped that any […]
On Election Day in the United States, citizens head to the polls to decide who will lead the country using one of the most powerful forms of expression: voting. During this unprecedented presidential election, we are reminded both of the duties and freedoms we enjoy as Americans. The ability to express one’s views, thoughts and […]
It’s that time of year again when fluffy white flakes and yuletide carols fill the sights and sounds of suburban Michigan. And just down the street from Park West Gallery’s Southfield location lies the historic little town of Franklin, twinkling with holiday spirit. Like it was yanked from a Christmas snow globe, downtown Franklin lights […]
Perhaps no other artist is more closely associated with depicting the freedom of the American spirit than Norman Rockwell.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is currently hosting an exhibition featuring the private art collections of two of America’s best-known modern filmmakers.
To honor the most popular and well-known American artist of all time, today’s Google doodle incorporates an illustration by Norman Rockwell.
The article “Rockwell painted civil rights portraits, too,” challenges the popular belief that legendary illustrator and storyteller Norman Rockwell ignored racial and social issues.
A landmark exhibition that sheds new light on Norman Rockwell’s art and artistry is on view at Norman Rockwell Museum.
Gari Melchers Home and Studio is hosting the exhibition Picturing Health: Norman Rockwell and the Art of Illustration, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum.
Park West Gallery Reputation: Building Trust in the Art World For nearly 50 years, Park West has built trusted relationships with collectors and artists alike. In the art world, trust is the most valuable commodity. Building a trusted reputation is no easy task, but that is what Park West Gallery has done over its nearly […]