Deborah Solomon is the author of American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell as well as two previous biographies of American artists: Jackson Pollock: A Biography and Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell. She has written about art and culture for many publications, and her weekly interview column, "Questions For," appeared in The New York Times Magazine from 2003 to 2011.
ARTICLES FEATURING DEBORAH
A Mirror For Our Delusions
Deborah Solomon’s new biography of Norman Rockwell has been receiving plenty of attention for its speculations on the artist’s sexuality. What’s more relevant is how Solomon considers the gap between Rockwell the Man and Rockwell the Illustrator as part of a force that molded American fantasy during the rise of popular culture....