Photo credit: Norman Rockwell (1894-1978). No Swimming, 1921. Cover of The
Saturday Evening Post, June 4, 1921. Oil on canvas, 25 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.
Collection of The Norman Rockwell Museum
The Art of Norman Rockwell
March 20, 2016 - June 12, 2016
The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present a major exhibition exploring the legendary American illustrator and artist Norman Rockwell and his unparalleled role as an icon-maker and storyteller. Norman Rockwell (American,1894-1978) painted the best of America, creating indelible images of the lives, hopes, and dreams of Americans in the 20th century. American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell will be the inaugural exhibition in the museum’s new Special Exhibition Gallery and will be on view from March 20 - June 12, 2016. American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell has been organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and is presented by Friendship Living with additional generous support made possible by WDBJ-7; Kroger; Boxley Materials Company; Kate and Drew Parker; Carilion Clinic; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Henry Luce Foundation; Curtis Licensing, a division of "The Saturday Evening Post"; the Norman Rockwell Family Agency; and the Stockman Family Foundation.For more information, please visit: www.taubmanmuseum.org/main/exhibitions/american-chronicles-art-norman-rockwell