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See How the Art of Norman Rockwell Defined 20th-Century Americana

https://youtu.be/LRGUwYA_KVQ 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 think of Rockwell's evocative depictions of American life. This new video from Park West Gallery, hosted by Gallery Director David Gorman, provides a fascinat...

75 Years Ago, Norman Rockwell’s ‘Four Freedoms’ Inspired a Generation

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 postwar world would be based on those “essential” freedoms. Rockwell hoped that his paintings of the “Four Freedoms” might help raise some money for the...

Art News: Jackson Pollock Frauds, Rockwell Sells for $1.6 Million, Banksy Art Restored

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines.   IFAR Uncovers Jackson Pollock Scam The International Foundation for Art Research discovered a forgery scam involving artwork said to be by Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. The Art Newspaper reports the scandal was uncovered when three different collectors brought in works allegedly by Pollock for authentication. All o...

Art News: Family Discovers Rockwell Painting, Dalí’s Mustache Survives, Chagall’s Theatrical Art Explored

The art world is full of fascinating exhibitions, intriguing discoveries, and moments that shape history. Here are some of the latest news items making art headlines.   Family Discovers Rockwell Art is an Original The descendants of an umpire famously depicted in a Norman Rockwell painting discovered the print they own is actually a unique painting by the artist. According to ArtNet News, the descendants of umpire John “Beans” Reardon had the artwork assessed by Heritage Auctions Texas. Upo...

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