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Rockwell travels to Bentonville

Posted: March 24, 2013 at 2:46 a.m.

Freedom From Fear was an illustration for the March 13, 1943, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

Freedom From Fear was an illustration for the March 13, 1943, issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

“American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell,” on display at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art through May 27, is the largest touring body of the iconic artist’s original works. With 50 of Rockwell’s oil paintings and all 323 covers that he did for the Saturday Evening Post, the exhibition is a big, juicy slice of American pie.

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