Norman Rockwell: American Chronicles
Sumter County Gallery of Art presents Norman Rockwell: American Chronicles, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, September 3–December 3. The exhibit includes 15 original paintings and 19 prints, magazine tearsheets, & posters. Norman Rockwell was the quintessential American artist – his themes reflect American life in the decades of the 30s through the 60s. The exhibition features WWII War Bond posters, Saturday Evening Post covers, the iconic Four Freedoms posters, and other examples of Rockwell’s patriotic and civil rights works, as well as paintings in Rockwell’s familiar nostalgic style that portray the joy & tribulations of childhood, young adulthood & parenthood.