All Told: My Art and Life Among Athletes, Playboys, Bunnies, and Provocateurs

All Told My Art and Life Among Athletes Playboys Bunnies and Provocateurs The memoir of one of the most recognizable contemporary artists in the world a book filled with the biggest celebrities in twentieth century sport art sexy dames music film and by LeRoy Neiman

  • Title: All Told: My Art and Life Among Athletes, Playboys, Bunnies, and Provocateurs
  • Author: LeRoy Neiman
  • ISBN: 9780762778379
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The memoir of one of the most recognizable contemporary artists in the world, a book filled with the biggest celebrities in twentieth century sport, art, sexy dames, music, film, and , by LeRoy Neiman, who was a principle contributor to Playboy for years, who covered the Playboy beat Man at His Leisure, who was chronicler and confidant of Muhammad Ali and artist toThe memoir of one of the most recognizable contemporary artists in the world, a book filled with the biggest celebrities in twentieth century sport, art, sexy dames, music, film, and , by LeRoy Neiman, who was a principle contributor to Playboy for years, who covered the Playboy beat Man at His Leisure, who was chronicler and confidant of Muhammad Ali and artist to all of sports , and who was hailed as the man who defined a century in vibrating color.

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    1. On the morning of December 7, 1963, twenty-two years after Pearl Harbor and exactly two weeks after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, LeRoy Neiman got into a limousine along with Shel Silverstein and Hugh Hefner. Their destination? The Cook County Courthouse, to face obscenity charges.Elsewhere, the nation still reeled over the death of a President. In Chicago, the legal system would express its concerns over what individual citizens do at home alone in the dark. It was The City of [...]

    2. Meh. Got this on a whim from the newly acquired shelf at the library. The book itself looked good. Lots & lots of images of his art as well as with various celebrities. However, the writing doesn't live up to the layout of the book.I knew nothing about Neiman before I read this memoir. I still feel like I know nothing about him. At the very end of the book he writes that after spending a life looking outwards, observing others, he feels that he is an enigma to himself. Uh, yeah, I agree. And [...]

    3. I must confess, I knew very little about LeRoy Neiman before reading this autobiography. I first saw some of his lithographs at charity golf outings and I was impressed, but that was the extent of my knowledge of his life and work.Now, I know that the late LeRoy Neiman was an eccentric man who hob-knobbed with famous people and was well respected in the commercial art community. Unfortunately for him, he wasn’t so respected in the fine art community.All Told: My Art and Life Among Athletes, Pl [...]

    4. An Autobiography As Colorful As His PaintingsIn celebration of his 91st birthday on June 8, 2012 Lyons Press has publish a lavishly illustrated autobiography of LeRoy Nieman. Appropriately titled ALL TOLD: MY ART AND LIFE AMONG ATHLETES, PLAYBOYS, BUNNIES, AND PROVOCATEURS the book begins at his beginning in 1919 told with the raucous humor that vibrates in his art, The journey through his life to date includes his associations with Muhammad Ali, Frank Sinatra, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Dizzy [...]

    5. I was attracted to his paintings only to find out he was born in my hometown of Duluth, MN, that's why I picked up the book. I found it to be very intriguing and quite a life he led as an artist/ story writer for Playboy, etc.

    6. The racy memoir of iconic Manhattan painter LeRoy Neiman released today, marking the artist's 91st birthday. Check out the Muhammad Ali excerpt at frontrowlit/?p=2142.The book is on virtual tour through the end of June 2012 and the schedule is posted at stephaniebarko/blog.

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