. . . promoting capitalist acts between consenting adults.
Analysis of this brilliant portrait here at the 'Rule of Reason' blog. There's much, much more than meets the eye.
Brilliant?! I don't think so. Compare it to Newberry - Rockwell looks like the paint by numbers stuff I used to do as a kid. It's lifeless and certainly not great art - let alone brilliant IMO.I'll take my Newberry anyday - wouldn't out his on the wall if you paid me.
"Compare it to Newberry - Rockwell looks like the paint by numbers stuff I used to do as a kid..."Yes, I can see that -- and Rockwell is certainly no Newberry -- but as Nick Provenzo's analyses demonstrate, there is a world of meaning invested in Rockwell's apparently simple illustrations.And Newberry doesn't do portraits. ;^)