BookMark: Norman Rockwell: A Life, by Laura Claridge, published by Random House, 2001

August 31, 2005

Norman Rockwell is one of the most beloved artists in America -- perhaps best known for his cover illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post , A special exhibition of his works is coming to the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford in September; UPB history professor Rick Frederick says, the 2001 biography of Rockwell, by Laura Claridge, is recommended reading before you go. Rick Frederick is director of the History/Political Science program at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. In connection with the display of Norman Rockwell's art on campus this fall, Dr. Frederick will give a talk on October 19 about one of the artist's most famous images, "The Four Freedoms.