Thursday, November 8, 2012
"Paintings and sketches from his early career from projects like Marvels and Kingdom Come will be included, as well as works from more recent projects, such as Justice, Flash Gordon, and Green Hornet. Showcasing the heavy influence of American illustration and Pop Art on Alex Ross, works by Andy Warhol, Norman Rockwell, Andrew Loomis, and JC Leyendecker will be included. Works by Lynette Ross, the artist’s mother and an artistic inspiration, will be featured, as will Myths prints created by Andy Warhol, featuring many of the subjects of Alex Ross paintings, including Superman, Uncle Sam, and the Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz."
The exhibition ends February 24, 2013.
Alex Ross will appear at the Norman Rockwell Museum on Saturday November 10, 2012 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Commentary at 7 p.m. Autographs (limit of 2 – 3 items per person) with the artist to follow.