Month: June 2020

Norman Rockwell: The Four Freedoms exhibition

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Episode 154: Today I talk to Stephanie Plunkett,  Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. We talk about the Imagining Freedom traveling exhibition.  It was so great to learn about this timeless artist whose work I remember from a very young age.

About the exhibition

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), “Freedom of Speech,” 1943. Illustration for “The Saturday Evening Post”, February 20, 1943. From the collection of Norman Rockwell Museum. © 1943 SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved.

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), “Freedom of Worship,” 1943. Illustration for “The Saturday Evening Post”, February 27, 1943. From the collection of Norman Rockwell Museum. © 1943 SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved.

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), Freedom from Want, 1943. Oil on canvas, 45 3/4″ x 35 1/2″. Story illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, March 6, 1943. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections. ©SEPS: Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN.

Freedom from Fear, 1943. Oil on canvas, 45 3/4″ X 35 1/2″. Story illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, March 13, 1943. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections. ©SEPS: Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN.

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Casey Shannon’s Sumi Art

Episode 153: Today I talk to Casey Shannon. She’s had quite a career in art; creating & teaching, alike. She turned a possibly crippling event into a rebirth. She’s a fabulous Sumi Artist, who paints the sound of clapping with one hand.

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Bamboo Fantasy Sumi ‐ Asian Hanging Scroll

Rugged Coast ‐ Sumi ‐ 24 x 14 

Fall on the Mountain ‐ Sumi-e (ink and watercolor) ‐ 18 x 14 

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