Note on Art

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Title

Note on Art

Subject

A personal note from LeRoy Neiman fashion, image, and Abraham Lincoln.

Description

This note from LeRoy Neiman plays on the notions of portraiture and self-fashioning. Drawing comparisons between his own changing (or unchanging) appearance and at of Abraham Lincoln, the artist speaks to slippages between dress and consume.

Creator

LeRoy Neiman

Source

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Publisher

LeRoy Neiman Foundation

Date

c. 1990-2011

Contributor

LeRoy Neiman

Rights

Property of the LeRoy Neiman Foundation; please consult the organization's archivist for further details.

Relation

Notes

Format

Image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

LN_Notes_1293

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

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Text

Between the age of 25 (to now) I have grown my hair to my shoulders (length) with mustache and sideburns merging to a (close) cropped crew cut and every conceivable of length and part imaginable.
full circle to about the same look as the (reflected) portrait of 50 years ago. (The mustache always remaining the same)
I did a painting of Abe Lincoln that ran on the cover of Chicago Tribune Magazine cover using (consulting with) about a hundred photos of Abe Lincoln. He was first president who used to photo as a visibly device as Napoleon had used the painter for his PR purposes.

Original Format

Felt-tipped pen on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_1293.jpg

Citation

LeRoy Neiman, “Note on Art,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed October 28, 2021, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/113.