American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell

American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

A FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN BIOGRAPHY AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE PEN/JACQUELINE BOGRAD WELD AWARD FOR BIOGRAPHY

"Welcome to Rockwell Land," writes Deborah Solomon in the introduction to this spirited and authoritative biography of the painter who provided twentieth-century America with a defining image of itself. As the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century,… (more)

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Though Rockwell's art avoided the depths of angst and death, she contends it has "far more staying power than that of countless abstract painters who were hailed in his lifetime, and one suspects it is here for the ages."


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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 05, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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