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Bridge Game by Norman Rockwell: a new show will be his first exhibition in Britain

Norman Rockwell’s America Dulwich Picture Gallery

15th December-27th March

This exhibition has toured to almost every state in America, but it is the first time Norman Rockwell’s original work has appeared in this country. It is hard to think of a better-loved illustrator of American life, and yet it is only recently that the critically hardheaded have begun to acknowledge the truthfulness in the sweetness of Rockwell’s recreations.

In 1916, aged 22, he painted his first cover for the Saturday Evening Post. Over the next 47 years, his illustrations for…

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