Rockwell’s art exhibit’s focus

50 original oil paintings listed as among work set for display

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 1:50 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO SAMANTHA BAKER Sara Bainbridge, volunteer gallery guide, center, talks to Myrtis Wyly, left, and Phoebe Goodwin about "Rosie the Riveter" by Norman Rockwell Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, during a tour of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. A temporary exhibit featuring 50 paintings, 323 Saturday Evening Post covers, and other works by Norman Rockwell will open March 9 at Crystal Bridges. Tickets for the exhibit will be $12 for non museum members and free for members. The exhibit will last through May 27.

Famed American illustrator Norman Rockwell captured his subjects as they celebrated life’s everyday moments — their trials, triumphs, struggles for social justice and a raw human spirit.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 11 on 01/20/2013