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Scottsdale, AZ, United States, 2009/04/24 - The most popular living artist in the United States, Leroy Neiman, turns 88. American Fine Art Editions, Inc., in Scottsdale, Arizona, celebrates by exhibiting his work from the past five decades - AmericanFineArtGallery.com.
With a track record of over five decades, LeRoy Neiman is best known for his brilliantly colored, stunningly energetic images of sporting events and leisure activities, Leroy Neiman is probably the most popular living artist in the United States. His art is unique. It stands alone, without any real comparison. It is an art that has become controversial because Neiman has broken the barriers of many of the most hallowed assumptions of modern art history and contemporary criticism. It is an art that is loved by millions of people throughout America and around the world.
Exhibit Dates: June 1- 30, 2009.
American Fine Art Editions is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 9pm and Sunday by appointment.
LeRoy Neiman was born June 8, 1921 and will be celebrating his 88th birthday with millions of fans and collectors the world over this year. For over five decades Neiman has delighted us with his quintessential kaleidoscopic palette applied to his canvas in a painterly, spontaneous stroke labeled Post-War Impressionism.
LeRoy Neiman is unquestionably one of the most important American artists living today. In addition to being a masterful sports artist LeRoy Neiman has an exquisite collection of animal portraits and Safari scenes, Celebrity portraits, and whimsical depictions of famous locations. Neiman also gained wide recognition as contributing artist for Playboy, in the 1950’s for his shapely cartoon figures Femmy and Femlin. Neiman has created a global appeal for his artwork with a strong following from both the novice and most astute art collectors.
American Fine Art Editions, Inc. (americanfineartgallery.com) is a world-renowned international art publisher and fine art gallery hosting the largest collection of fine artworks by LeRoy Neiman available for acquisition. Our professional International Art Consultants have been assisting clients realize their dreams of owning original works of fine art for over 25 years. The gallery specializes in 19th, 20th, and 21st century European and American artwork. Our 12,000 sq. ft. showcase gallery features an extensive collection of some of the world's most distinguished, internationally acclaimed masters in a variety of media including original paintings, serigraphs, lithographs, etchings, sculpture, and unique hand blown glasswork.