• Rockwell Kent Paintings

    1 month ago - By Art Contrarian

    Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was a well-known painter and illustrator. I wrote about his illustraton work here. This lengthy Wikipedia entry provides backgound information.
    It seems Kent was highly political. For example, in 1967 the Soviet Union awarded him the Lenin Peace Prize.
    Fortunately, as best I can tell from Internet surfing of images of his paintings, he stuck mostly to nature as his subject matter. In particular, he made many paintings featuring snow and ice.
    For most of his career his style was Moderne - simplified shapes, as can be seen in the Gallery below.
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