Tag Archives: Norman Rockwell illustrations

just above the knees

Syrupy sentimentality dished out in soup ladles is not enough. Kitsch alone cannot explain the enduring allure or at least interest in Norman Rockwell’s work. According to Donald Kuspit in his article “Art Values or Money Values” , Rockwell works … Continue reading

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the live adventures of norman and normal

Norman Rockwell’s paintings are impossible not to recognize.The first inclination is to dismiss his work as kitschy, sentimental drivel of an earlier more naive time, which does tend to pacify our own anxiety by touching the chords of a false … Continue reading

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