Book: Christopher Finch «Norman Rockwell: 332 Magazine Covers»
There are few more satisfying sights on a city street than a well-stocked newsstand, hung with a hundred or more magazines and periodicals, each competing for the attention of the potential customer. The American magazine cover enjoyed a Golden Age during the period that opened with the high-speed color press, and ended when subscription sales grew to paramount importance. Dozens of gifted artists - from J. C. Leyendecker to John Held - made their reputations in this field. None of them, however, achieved the immense and sustained popular success enjoyed by Norman Rockwell. At the outset of his career, Rockwell was not the most likely candidate for long-term celebrity; he was just one of many skillful illustrators working withm the conventions of the day. But there was something tenacious about his vision, and something uncanny about his access to the wellsprmgs of public taste. Although technically he was an academic painter, he had the eye of a photographer and, as he became a...
Издательство: "Abbeville" (2013)
Формат: 290x335, 400 стр.
ISBN: 978-0-7892-1144-6 Купить за 6690 руб на Озоне
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