Happens 6 times a year with dates and pieces picked at random. Leroy Neiman Olympic Jumper Horse Racing Limited Edition Painting Serigraph. Artist: Leroy Neiman Title: Olympic Jumper Size: 36' x 24 1/2' Framed: 50 3/4' X 39' Year: 1984 Edition: 275/300 Condition: This piece is in excellent condition and came from the original owner that has it stored away from sun light all these years. It was freshly frame sparing no expense with a museum worthy frame and museum protective uv resistant plexiglass.
This piece became an inconic piece for Neiman almost immediately. The piece embodies the genius that was Neiman with the color, power, and action he gave to his paintings. This piece literally jumps off the walls and presents itself better than most any piece he has created. 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 listed with the utmost accuracy. If for some reason your item arrives and is not what was described please reach out to us immediately.
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