|2. Norman Rockwell became the editor of Boy's Life at the age of 19.|
4. In his earlier work, Rockwell worked with live models. When he began to use a camera to snap pictures of the models, he began to work in wilder, more exaggerated poses -- ones that would have been hard for a live model to hold for hours.
5. Over his 47-year career, Norman Rockwell published a total of 322 original covers for The Saturday Evening Post.
6. Much of the film, Forrest Gump contains visual aesthetic is said to be inspired by Rockwell's art.
This shot includes a recreation of Rockwell's Girl with Black
Eye, featuring Forrest instead of a girl.
|The iconic photo of Forrest sitting on his park bench |
creates continuity in this Rockwell-esque quality.
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