Norman Rockwell, American (1894 - 1978)


Norman Rockwell studied art at the Chase School of Art, the National Academy of Art, and the Art Students League in New York City, NY. He is best known for his magazine cover illustrations depicting life in America. Over a period of more than fifty years, Rockwell created hundreds of illustrations for Boy’s Life magazine and for the Saturday Evening Post. He also created illustrations for many books including Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

In 1977, Norman Rockwell was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

The art of Norman Rockwell is or has been exhibited in museums including but not necessarily limited to the following:
Albany Museum of Art, Albany, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL
Church History Museum, Salt Lake City, UT
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Curtis Center Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
Heritage Museum and Gardens, Sandwich, MA
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Northwest Colorado, Craig, CO
National Museum of American Illustration, Newport, RI
National Scouting Museum, Irving, TX
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Philadelphia History Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Reading Public Museum, West Reading, PA
Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC

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