"Mother Comforting Teen Daughter," Haddon Sundblom (1899-1976). Story illustration for "All A Girl Needs," "Ladies' Home Journal," August 1942. Oil on canvas, 29 3/4" x 22 1/2". All rights reserved. Courtesy The Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies.
Please join us at Illustration House in New York City, Wednesday evening, November 16, 2011 at 6 p.m. for a special lecture by Dr. Joyce K. Schiller, Curator of the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Dr. Schiller will discuss American illustration art, its context, and some of the motivations for its production. Some of the illustrators and cartoonists to be discussed will include, Wladyslaw Benda, Harrison Fisher, William E. Hill, George Herriman, Mead Schaeffer, Haddon Sundblom, John Clymer, Gyo Fujikawa, and Bernie Fuchs.
The Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies
at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is a national research institute dedicated to American illustration art, exploring the relationship between images, their creators, and our culture. The Rockwell Center programmatic goals are to inspire pioneering scholarship, preserve the artistic contributions of our nation’s leading visual communicators, and tell America’s story by reflecting the richness and diversity of our changing world. Learn more at www.rockwell-center.org