Norman Rockwell Museum opens R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line

. May 11, 2013

Norman Rockwell Museum presents R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line an exhibition in the museum’s Distinguished Illustrator Series on view May 11 through June 30, 2013.

R.O. Blechman (b. 1930), “Whistler’s Mother,” n.d. ©R.O. Blechman. All rights reserved.

R.O. Blechman (b. 1930), “Whistler’s Mother,” n.d. ©R.O. Blechman. All rights reserved.

A celebrated illustrator, animator, children’s book author, graphic novelist, and editorial cartoonist, R.O. Blechman is well known for his memorable advertisements for Alka-Seltzer and Capezio, among others, and for his witty illustrations for The New Yorker and The Huffington Post.

A 2012 inductee to the Illustrators Hall of Fame, the artist is also the recipient of the New York Art Director’s Club prestigious Designer’s Hall of Fame, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from The National Cartoonists Society. He has also exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, which mounted a retrospective of his animated films in 2003. R.O. Blechman’s imagery for magazines, illustrated books, advertisements, and animations will be on view. www.nrm.org

Category: Fine Art

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