Norman Rockwell

Explore the captivating artwork of Norman Rockwell and discover the timeless beauty and nostalgic charm of his paintings. Immerse yourself in the heartwarming scenes and relive the moments captured by this iconic American artist.
Norman Rockwell - The Gossips [1948] | The Gossips is the cu… | Flickr Retro, Norman, Art And Illustration, Vintage, Rockwell, Norman Rockwell Paintings, Norman Rockwell Art, Rockwell Paintings, Norman Rockwell

The Gossips is the culmination of Rockwell’s fascination with the subject of gossip - while he had painted works exploring this theme in the past, it was not until his immersion in the Arlington community that the final composition came to fruition. In the present work, Rockwell depicts 15 figures, each portrayed twice, as part of a chain receiving and passing on a tidbit of gossip. The attention he pays to naturalistic detail in these expressive portraits is exceptional, and the artist…

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How did artists like Norman Rockwell, Austin Briggs, Jon Whitcomb, and others create the believable unique faces that can tell a whole story by themselves? In a magazine cover, like those by Rockwell and Stevan Dohanos, the image, with its setting and, most of all, its characters, must convey an anecdote without any help from words. So each face must be carefully crafted to do its part in creating the drama⸺or comedy.

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