Books to curl up with: a librarian's musings

Monday, January 25, 2010

Norman Rockwell: Mr. Americana

In Norman Rockwell: behind the camera was interesting to read about Rockwell's struggles with the move to taking photos for his illustration. ("Real artists use live models" creedo) However as he moved to the countryside, he began using neighbors as models, who couldn't sit for days on end or even hours. Then he learned what the photographs brought to his work. It was also interesting to read the interviews with some of the models


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