illustration art

Norman Rockwell child painting

Record-breaking ‘Norman Rockwell’s America’ exhibition opens in Alabama

After shattering attendance records in England, “Norman Rockwell’s America” opened at the Birmingham Museum of Art Sept. 16, 2012. Featuring more than 52 original paintings and all 323 vintage Saturday Evening Post covers, the exhibition visually chronicles the evolving landscape of American culture and society from 1916-1969 and is one of the largest Rockwell...

Hugh Joseph Ward illustration for Spicy Adventure Stories

Ward illustration for Spicy Adventure Stories brings $62,500

  Heritage Auction Galleries set a record March 1, 2012 for illustration artist Hugh Joseph Ward (American, 1909-1945). The 30-by-21-inch oil on canvas is the original illustration for the April 1937 Spicy Adventure Stories pulp magazine. With slight condition issues, including a re-lined canvas, scattered minor abrasions on the extreme edges and minor points...