|Product Name||Norman Rockwell: 332 Magazine Covers (Tiny Folio)|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 0789204096|
|Price New||6.11 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||2.30 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||1.19 inches (convert)|
|Height||7.82 inches (convert)|
|Length||1.04 inches (convert)|
|Weight||11.2 ounces (convert)|
At the outset of his career, Norman Rockwell was not the most likely candidate for long-term celebrity; he was just one of many skillful illustrators working within the conventions of the day. But there was something tenacious about his vision, and something uncanny about his access to the wellsprings of public taste. Although technically he was an academic painter, he had the eye of a photographer and, as he became a mature artist, he used this eye to give us a picture of America that was familiar-astonishingly so-and at the same time unique.
It seems familiar because it was everyone's dream of America; and it was unique because only Rockwell managed to bring it to life with such authority. This was, perhaps, an America that never existed, but it was an America the public wanted to exist. And Rockwell put it together from elements that were there for everyone to see.
Rockwell helped preserve American myths, but, more than that, he recreated them and made them palatable for new generations. His function was to reassure people, to remind them of old values in times of rapid change.
|Similar Items||9780688025106: Telling Stories: Norman Rockwell From The Collections Of George Lucas And Steven Spielberg|
9780896600669: Norman Rockwell's Faith Of America
9780762424153: Best Of Norman Rockwell
9780762408795: Best Of Norman Rockwell
9780896600065: 102 Favorite Paintings By Norman Rockwell
9780517534489: 102 Favorite Paintings By Norman Rockwell
9781140159520: American Mirror: The Life And Art Of Norman Rockwell
9780374113094: American Mirror: The Life And Art Of Norman Rockwell
9780810982628: Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book: Revised And Updated
9781416595472: In Search Of Norman Rockwell's America
View 25 more similar items
|Search Google||by EAN or by Title|
Article of interest
Over the past few months, we have been making some very big changes to the site. You have already seen some of the cosmetic changes but the bulk of the changes have been behind the scenes.
The biggest changes have all happened on the database side of things. We have changed the way we collect, review and display the information for each product.
Although most people won't care about the changes that happen in the background, some of those changes also come with updates to the user interface beyond simple cosmetics.
We hope to have the new version out to the public in the next few weeks and by the end of this year for sure. But we would like to offer a few users the opportunity to try out the new site in the testing environment.
Basically, we would like a few people to just play around in the test area and if something isn't working as expected, just let us know.
If this is something you might be interested in, please contact us. We will set up a user account for you and then you can test.
Just keep in mind, as people are testing, we will continue to make improvements so the test site may change a little from day to day.