Revelations of Photorealism in the Work of Norman Rockwell

By: Jessica Marcel - Published: Dec 6, 2009 • References: & richbugger.wordpress
Many people have seen the work of Norman Rockwell and marveled at the detail, the exactness, and the life-like qualities. Now, the inspiration for his pieces is on display, with the original photos that served as the models for his masterpieces.

Photorealism is a painting style that seeks to create work that is nearly identical to a photo. No Picasso-esque interpretation, or Monet-like blurred vision: Photorealism is life as close as you can portray it with paint. Norman Rockwell was, arguably, the original master of the genre, and these comparisons prove it. Stats for Photorealistic Realizations Trending: Older & Chilly
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