Curator's Choice: Norman Rockwell at Newark Museum

Clip: Season 2014 Episode 160 | 5m 49s

Curator Ulysses Dietz talks about “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” currently on view at Newark Museum. This exhibition traces the evolution of Rockwell’s art and iconography throughout his career, from carefully choreographed reflections on childhood innocence to powerful, consciousness-raising images that document the traumatic realities of desegregation in the South.

Aired: 04/30/14

Rating: NR

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NYC-ARTS is made possible in part by First Republic Bank. Major funding for NYC-ARTS is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, the Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, the Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation, the Jean Dubinsky Appleton Estate, Jody and John Arnhold, Ellen and James S. Marcus, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and the Elroy and Terry Krumholz Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.