Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell (* 3. February 1894 in New York; † 8. November 1978 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts) was an US-American painter and Illustrator early 20. Century. More than 40 years created it the frontispieces of the Saturday Evening post office, which provided a high popularity for it. Of Rockwell work (“Americana”) enjoy the call being both American patriotic and commercial and have to today just as glowing trailers as critical Verächter, who understand its work as Kitsch.

1943 developed of Rockwell most well-known works, the four frames Four Freedoms (“four liberties”), which had been inspired by a speech of the president Franklin Delano Roosevelt about liberty. Altogether it created over 2000 paintings, by which however many were destroyed.


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