Tag Archives: Americana

Americana

“There’s quite a crowd here today enjoying the pure Americana of the game.” I heard beloved, long time broadcast play-by-play announcer, Duane Kuiper say that during a lull in the second inning while announcing the Giants game the other day. … Continue reading

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This Land (Review)

I came across a great big, heavy book of photographs this week and brought it home.  I wanted to view its contents, because I knew it would not be just another coffee table book full of “picture perfect” photography. Photographer … Continue reading

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What About Norman Rockwell?

The nature of Norman Rockwell’s illustrations is almost too positive.  An idealized Americana is at the heart of a Rockwell painting or character sketch.  His most famous pictures appeal to the sentimental partd of our minds. Rockwell’s artistic world occupied … Continue reading

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