Norman Rockwell

A young Norman Rockwell

The Saturday Evening Post’s most prolific artist and illustrator, Norman Perceval Rockwell, sustained a healthy art career spanning most of the twentieth century. His art captured the simplest of moments, providing profound insight into the interactions of man. Not only is he famous to the Post’s readership, he is arguably the greatest American artist of all time.

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A young Norman Rockwell
Rockwell Video Minute: Freedom from Want
We celebrate Thanksgiving with Norman Rockwell’s paean to family, security, and prosperity, “Freedom from Want.”
A young Norman Rockwell
Rockwell Finally Appears as Himself in Triple Self-Portrait
Rockwell's Triple Self-Portrait appeared in the February 13, 1960 Post issue with whimsy and subtext galore.
A young Norman Rockwell
Rockwell Video Minute: Happy Halloween
Like many artists before him, a young Norman Rockwell tried his hand at a Halloween cover for the Post.

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Abigail Rockwell

Abigail Rockwell — jazz singer, songwriter, and granddaughter of Norman Rockwell — joins the Post to celebrate the life and legacy of America’s beloved artist, sharing behind-the-scene stories only a family member would know in her blog The Real Rockwell.

“Some say life will never be as perfect as life in a Norman Rockwell painting,” says Abigail. “But my grandfather’s work isn’t about an unachievable ideal. Pop’s work is about believing in the goodness of people. It’s about finding that goodness in ourselves and others and in the moments we spend with one another.”

Read more here and on Abigail’s Facebook page, Rescuing Norman Rockwell.