Note on Art

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Title

Note on Art

Subject

A note from LeRoy Neiman on his critical reception.

Description

This note from LeRoy Neiman looks at his critical reception. The writing is one of many touching on this topic. That said, within this particular document, Neiman points to maybe an alternative perspective gained with age. This document also, unlike most others, emphasizes his commercial success.

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_823

Coverage

New York (N.Y.) New York

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Text

The evaluations, early, that were made about my work were perpetuated by the next (following) generations. These and have been (maintained) held by critics who have never attended an exhibition of mine, so there has been very little chance that for the original concept to be altered changed. Where I (eventually) went wrong is that I never tried to shape up to their positions confirmed opinions. Being labeled unacceptable by new critics echoing what was (said) originally said
This is a response from (a hand of) 85 years old hand
Having taken a (successful) ride being popular and making millions, I have turned in on their positions by paying heed to the writings about other canonized artists and they are unanimous in their unalterable praise.
I have made millions along with my representative and have scolded their canonized artists and their supporters. Why [is] the popular artist tis attacked for making

Original Format

Blue felt-tipped pen on paper.

Files

LN_Notes_823.jpg

Citation

LeRoy Neiman , “Note on Art,” LeRoy Neiman Foundation, accessed August 16, 2022, https://leroyneimanfoundation.omeka.net/items/show/41.