Fine Art Connoisseur - By Fine Art Today - May 18, 2019
The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) in Newport, RI, is pleased to announce the debut of its newest exhibition, “Norman Rockwell & His Contemporaries: Fabulous Forties to Sensational Sixties,” culminating with a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing on July 20, 1969. The exhibition will debut with the start of the NMAI’s summer season on Thursday, May 23, 2019.
The period from the 1940s through the 1960s was a tumultuous time in the history of the United States. Significant political and social changes defined daily life for Americans as a result of the frequent shift between wartime and peacetime. The Second World War (1939–1945), the Cold War (1947–1991), the Korean War (1950–1953), and the Vietnam War (1955–1975) made their marks on the culture of the United States and affected all aspects of life, beyond the political sphere. Read More . . .