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Photo Preview of the Norman Rockwell Exhibit at the DIA


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The Art Critic
The Art Critic by Norman Rockwell (1955)

The Art Critic by Norman Rockwell (1955)

Photo courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts
The Art Critic graced the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in 1955. Note how the characters in the paintings respond to the art student's scrutiny. Several art critics consider the work to have several layers of meaning. In fact, Nate Stromberg attributes an Oedipal theme to it.

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