14 mars 2018

Mr. Neiman’s signature style included sheets of splashy color

“LeRoy can do more with a paintbrush than a monkey can do with a peanut,” boxing promoter Don King once said. “LeRoy captures the universe, puts the image on canvas and gives it eternal life.” Mr. Neiman contributed illustrations to Playboy magazine for more than 50 years, published dozens of books and sold paintings, drawings, prints and posters by the thousands. He became a millionaire many times over and adopted the persona of a dandy, with flamboyant white suits, an ever-present cigar, a luxuriant head of hair and a mustache that... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2017

LeRoy Neiman Career

Beginning in 1960, he traveled the world observing and painting leisure life, social activities and athletic competitions including the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Series, the Kentucky Derby, championship boxing, PGA and The Masters golf tournament, The Ryder Cup, the World Equestrian Games, Wimbledon and other Grand Slam competitions, as well as night life, entertainment, jazz and the world of casino gambling. In 1970 Neiman did the illustration for The 5th Dimension's album Portrait. In 1998 he did all the... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2017

LeRoy Neiman Art Career

Neiman served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked as a cook until the end of the war, when his art skills were recognized and put to use painting sets for Red Cross shows. Following his return in 1946, Neiman studied briefly at the St. Paul School of Art, then at the School of The Art Institute of Chicago on the G.I. Bill. After graduating, Neiman served on the Art Institute faculty for ten years. During the time Neiman was teaching, he was exhibiting art in competitions and winning prizes. In 1954, Neiman began his... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2017

Oil painting "Buena Vista Bar" highlights the American spirit

Film structure is simple, sincere feelings, especially can stimulate the audience sympathy for the weak state of mind. Although film belongs to small production, no big scene, no traces of work, but is full of the beauty of the original performances, lines, and the music is quite in place. Rock as a humble in the underworld of figure, he lived quietly, is black and white, I also seems to appear some wooden plate, but when the boxing champion of the world decided to take him as a sandbags to improve their reputation, his heart that... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2017

Leroy neiman with paintings depicting the Buena Vista Bar boxing legend.

Leroy Neiman Buena Vista Bar script written by Sylvester stallone, creative inspiration.Is the result of muhammad ali and chuck d pune boxing matches, the latter was a nobody, insisted on the 15th round was muhammad ali knocked out technology, has a reporter questioned before the VIP can survive, VIP's answer is: I am the survivors in the life, if I can survived in the Marine corps, as ali's fist and no fear. Sylvester stallone, watched the game, was most impressed by the spirit of dpune, at the end of the fight, script... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2016

Leroy Neiman Personal life

Leroy Neiman married Janet Byrne in 1957. They lived in New York City, their home base for over five decades, until Neiman's death. Their residence, inside a New York City landmark, the Hotel des Artistes over the Café des Artistes on West 67th Street, originally intended for painters, is made up of double-height rooms that overlook Central Park. Norman Rockwell once lived there, as well as celebrities Rudolph Valentino, Noël Coward, CNN founder Reese Schonfeld and former mayor John Lindsay. Neiman's painting studio, offices, and home... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2016

Leroy Neiman did all the illustrations for a special "Sports" issue of The Nation magazine

Leroy Neiman sponsored and supported several organizations from coast to coast that foster art activities for underprivileged children such as The LeRoy Neiman Center for Youth in San Francisco and the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem. He also has established facilities at various colleges, including the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University in New York and the LeRoy Neiman Campus Center at his Alma Mater, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Neiman donated $5 million to the School of the... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2014

To become stronger and stronger people would contest,

To succeed, it is necessary to withstand setbacks hit. Lodge from street kid to senior citizens took to the ring last, both in the verification of the truth. I really like the beginning of a unified model of the first five "Rocky" series, always on one end of the ring as the climax began, the next step is Rocky again suffered a setback, and then continue to move toward a higher stage of life, which what a beautiful metaphor, after a peak in life, often usher in the next challenge, even low, but it is your ability to fight the fight in... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2014

leroy neiman prints of cold drawing

1 Heat painting:Select quality beeswax 8 parts , cut into small pieces, add 1 part Kaernuba wax ( imported wax, yellow egg was fragmented , smooth and hard , you can not ) mixed into the metal container , fire heat to make it melt . Then take the same amount of ( 1:2 ) to reconcile with dammar varnish and sub flourished in several small metal box , and then a variety of colors pink box of each color were stirred in hot wax solution, you can waxy creams made of leroy neiman prints different colors .When the paint color paste used for... [Lire la suite]
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