Posts Tagged ‘World War II’

Podcast 65: Norman Rockwell and American Change

Norman Rockwell, Part Three

Contrary to what many Americans assumed, Norman Rockwell was a very modern and forward thinking artist. Far from being old-fashioned, the artist moved with the times and was able to follow the nation from the sleepy fifties to the turbulent sixties.  This podcast, the last of the series, reveals the surprising Last Act of the career of Norman Rockwell.

 

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Podcast 64: Norman Rockwell at War

Norman Rockwell, Part Two

America was never more united in a single national effort than it was during the Second World War.  During the dark days of these years, American on the home front took comfort from a steady stream of covers on the Saturday Evening Post. Through a series of invented characters, such as Rosie the Riveter, who personified the United States, and the famous suite, The Four Freedoms, Rockwell created icons for his country.

 

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