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Wes Anderson finds near perfect balance in 'Moonrise Kingdom' that tests them at every turn and tries to tear them apart.Despite all those trials, the environment is pure Norman Rockwell, painted by as many light moments as dark. The film unfolds in a wind-swept little populated swath of Rhode Island...
Alaska's most well-known artist, Machetanz, dies at 94

...honing his skills as a draftsman and illustrator. Intrigued by visual art, he made visits to leading illustrators Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish. After graduating from Ohio State with a master's degree in art in 1935...
Singles team up for the holiday season

Norman Rockwell, Charles Dickens, movies and mass market advertising all picture Christmas as a family holiday, brimming over with jolly relatives...
Ketchikan artist recreates Rockwell approach

...photographs for his Main Street Gallery solo exhibit, "A Rockwellian Ketchikan."He started with classic paintings by Norman Rockwell, famous for his Saturday Evening Post covers from the 1920s through the late 1960s. Fitzwater said he was browsing...
Prisoner re-entry center targets recidivism

...Education and Employment Services, the Alaska Native Justice Center and Volunteers for America.Inside, there are Norman Rockwell posters on white walls and a computer lab where a handful of people applied for jobs and perused Craigslist on a recent...
Arts profile:Brent Kenney more drawn to abstract compositions. ``They're more interesting. I'd rather look at a Mark Rothko than a Norman Rockwell any day,'' he said, referring to 20th century American abstract painter Rothko. Learning to see: Working with...
This Day in History

...arriving in Washington to demand cash bonuses they were not scheduled to receive for another 13 years. In 1943, Norman Rockwell's portrait of "Rosie the Riveter" appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post. In 1995, the last three...
The Twelve Dates of Christmas

...some. But for the rest of us, the last- ditch effort to find someone to warm us through winter is a little less Norman Rockwell and a little more Norman Bates, without the personality. To those hapless masses, I dedicate this homage to the...
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Winesburg: A Small Town Epic

Like a Norman Rockwell vision of a small Midwestern town in the 1920s, in "Winesburg: Small Town Life," the hollyhocks grow tall and the paint peels...
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Schools receive masterpiece copies

...politics, philosophy and art. The program includes photos of Native American baskets, reproductions of paintings by Norman Rockwell and Edward Hopper. Also included is a photo of Frank Lloyd Wright's modern architecture. The endowment is an independent...


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