Happens 6 times a year with dates and pieces picked at random. LeRoy Neiman New York Marathon Skyline Painting Art Large Artwork Signed. Artist: Leroy Neiman Title: Four Jockeys Size: 20 1/2" x 38" Framed: 32 3/4" X 50" Year: 1980 Edition #: 102/300 Leroy Neiman "New York Marathan" limited serigraph. Neiman was on scene for any and all notable sporting events and fantastic at capturing the energy of these events. This New York Marathan piece is in excellent condition.
There was no expense spared on the framing. We used acid free matting and uv plexy glass to ensure the current condition of this piece into the future.The piece is in excellent condition as you can see from the photos with little to no foxing for a serigraph that is 36 years old. Select the make an offer option to name your price today. Leroy Neiman is considered the most famous American leisure artist of all time. His unique and easily identifiable technique coupled with his easy to relate to subject matter has made him a success with both art critics and art collectors. Born and raised in Minnesota, Leroy Neiman developed an affinity for art at an early age.
He put his art career on hold to serve in World War II but immediately picked up where he left off upon his return when he enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago. After graduation, he spent 10 years teaching for the same program. While in Chicago, he met and befriended Hugh Heffner and began his career as a regular illustrator for Heffners Playboy magazine in 1956.His art would appear in the Party Jokes section and his famous Femlin character gained him public attention for his art for the first time. He would also use Playboy as a vehicle to showcase his travels and adventures as his career continues to progress. His career with playboy would last for over 50 years. Neimans career really began taking off in 1960. He traveled the world to paint scenery and capture sporting events. Leroy Neiman is considered by many to be the most famous sports artist of all time. During his career, he would famously capture Formula One races, the Ryder Cup and Masters Golf Tournaments, Boxing events, the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon, the World Cup, the Olympics, and many others. These images became associated with the events they were painted for and further elevated the artists fame.
During the same time, Neiman also captured street scenes and global landmarks while traveling. His Arc de Triompheand Brooklyn Bridge are some of his most iconic. The subject of Neiman paintings expanded to include scenery, figure paintings, animals and celebrities. He also painted a number of leisure scenes which remain some of his most famous today. He had a special love of painting jazz musicians, night life, and casino scenes.
Leroy Neiman is also famous for his flamboyant personality. His ability paint himself as a unique and eccentric personality has been polarizing, but has also worked well to market the artist.His personality has without question propelled his celebrity status to a higher level and in doing brought his art along with it. During his career, he was friends with many celebrities. He passed away at the age of 91 on June 20, 2012 in New York City.
His art remains extremely popular. The artwork of Leroy Neiman is iconic for many reasons. The artists one of a kind technique and semi-abstracted style has branded his work as unique to the artist. His use of brushstrokes and vibrant color is able to capture movement and emphasize the qualities of the sports and leisure activities he captured in his art.His subject matter is also easy to relate to and has propelled its popularity among art collectors. All of this combined with Neimans outgoing and flamboyant personality created a very successful and popular modern artist whos art will live on well beyond the artists years. Would you like to see what this piece looks like in your home? Simply send us a photo of the area you are looking to fill. We will take the photo and have our piece placed in the space to help you in your decision making. All items are guaranteed 100% authentic. All items are listed with the utmost accuracy. No photos are altered and all photography of our items is produced by the managing director of the Minneapolis Photo Center.
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