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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Riveted by Rosie
Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter"
Artist George Wittenberg was in the Bottle Tree Gallery the other day and we were talking about how much we had enjoyed seeing Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter" at the amazing Crystal Bridges museum in Bentonville, AR. Rockwell painted the well-known image for the cover of the Saturday Evening Post, but until you see it up close and personal you haven't really seen it. That's what I love so much about Crystal Bridges is how accessible the art is, as if you were in someone's living room. Read more here...