Norman Rockwell

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Norman Rockwell was a 20th century American author, illustrator, and painter. Rockwell is most famous for depicting American everyday life in the Saturday Evening Post. Over the span of five decades, he devoted his talent to this newspaper. The public adored his illustrations. However, critics did not share the feeling; some thought his work was too simplistic and meaningless. Despite the criticism his work proved to be very helpful for generations today. Rockwell’s reasons for the work he made were to show realism of American culture. Life during this time is easier to understand through his work. One specific accomplished in1930 is an untitled painting, commonly recognized as “two men sharing a coffee pot”. This painting is of two elderly
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