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Title:
Telling stories : Norman Rockwell from the collections of George Lucas and Steven Spielberg
Author:
Mecklenburg, Virginia M. (Virginia McCord), 1946-
Publication Information:
New York : Abrams ; Washington, D.C. : In association with the Smithsonian American Art Museum, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
245 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Summary:
Rockwell was a master humorist with an infallible sense of the dramatic moment. His single-image scenarios represented climatic moments that implied prior and succeeding events in ongoing plots. The authors trace Rockwell's career, explores his fascination with Hollywood, and draw parallels between Rockwell's subjects and those of Hollywood directors, including Lucas and Spielberg.
General Note:
Published in conjunction with an exhibition on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., July 2, 2010-Jan. 2, 2011.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Elizabeth Brown -- Mythmakers ; Telling stories / Virginia M. Mecklenburg -- Norman Rockwell's camera eye / Todd McCarthy.
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ISBN:
9780810996519

9780979067853

9780979067860
Format :
Book