July 09, 2008

"OURS...to fight for"

That phrase graced the tops of Norman Rockwell's Freedom Posters which were used by the gov't during WWII.

This NY Times Slideshow highlights some modern posters in a Florida exhibition that take their inspiration from Rockwell's original Freedom Series.

It's definitely some interesting stuff. Especially for someone of my age group who only knows Rockwell for his iconic Americana paintings.

Freedom Isn't FreeFreedom From Want - Norman Rockwell

Published: 20080708
A surprising new exhibition titled “Thoughts on Democracy” features 60 artists’ responses to Norman Rockwell’s wartime “Four Freedoms” series.
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