Stockbridge, MA, June 10, 2013—Norman Rockwell Museum will present a conversation with artists R.O. Blechman and Nicholas Blechman on Saturday, June 15, starting at 5:30 p.m. Spend an evening with two noted visual communicators who also happen to be father and son. R.O. Blechman is an award-winning illustrator and animator whose art has appeared in such publications as “The New Yorker,” “The New York Times,” and “The Huffington Post,” and in memorable advertisements for such companies as Alka-Seltzer and Capezio. Nicholas Blechman is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and current art director of “The New York Times Book Review,” whose art has appeared in “GQ,” “Travel + Leisure,” ”Wired,” and “The New Yorker.” The art talk is being presented in conjunction with the Museum’s current exhibition, “R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line, and costs $10, $7 for Museum members.
R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line
On view through June 30, 2013
Celebrate the art of R.O. Blechman, an award-winning illustrator, animator, children’s book author, graphic novelist, and editorial cartoonist. Well-known for his memorable advertisements for Alka-Seltzer and Capezio, and for his witty illustrations for “The New Yorker,” “The New York Times,” and “The Huffington Post,” the artist has also received many prestigious professional honors. A member of the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame and Art Directors Hall of Fame, he is also the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Cartoonists Society. In 2003, the Museum of Modern Art in New York mounted a retrospective of his animated films. This Distinguished Illustrator exhibition features R.O. Blechman’s imagery for magazines, illustrated books, advertisements, and animations.