Leroy Neiman Quotes

Leroy Neiman Quotes: I played an artist in a comedy called 'Rooster.' It was a zany film by Glen Larson, a friend who produced several successful television series including 'Magnum PI.
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Leroy Neiman Quote: My lovely wife Janet has been in a few paintings. She is basically a reserved woman who has never sought the limelight. She has always been there throughout my career and continues to be at my side.
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Quotes about Leroy Neiman: Ive zeroed in on what you would call action and excellence... Everybody who does anything to try to succeed has to give the best of themselves, and art has made me pull the best out of myself.
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Quote about Leroy Neiman: No, I never had any dreams. The process of art is a dream in itself. The artist just doesn't... you work out something. It's yours. You don't have to go to sleep to do that. You do that on the canvas.
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Leroy Neiman Sayings: There's no greatest moment in the arts. It's a life; it's a continuity thing. You can't have a great moment because it's spiritual. It's a belief; it's a calling. If you're an artist, doing your own thing on your own, it's while you're doing it that counts. It's a process. If you get too elated, you can get too depressed.
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Leroy Neiman Saying: It's not the act of arrogance to draw, it's humbling - you must use your God-given talent. And of all the people I sketch, in most cases I feel I have to measure up to the subject.
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Sayings about Leroy Neiman: The businessman says 'If I don't do it first, somebody else will.' The artist says 'If I don't do it first, nobody else will.'
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Saying about Leroy Neiman: It's a nice feeling to go out in the world and look for excellence - the best in man. My subject is very valid. It's about people, and about life.
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Leroy Neiman Quotes: I have always said to young artists that scholastic training and the studying of art history are crucial to fully developing as an artist.
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Leroy Neiman Quote: I had a go at changing history - maybe not all by myself - I fought at the battle of Normandy, I slogged through the Ardennes, and I celebrated the liberation of Paris on the streets with beautiful French girls throwing flowers at me. I said good-bye to my first true love and discovered what I really wanted to do with my life.
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Quotes about Leroy Neiman: I guess I created LeRoy Neiman. Nobody else told me how to do it. Well, I'm a believer in the theory that the artist is as important as his work.
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Quote about Leroy Neiman: Throughout my life, cigars have played different roles for me. They fit easily and well in the various stages and experiences Ive had -- like a companion, almost. If youve smoked a long time, as I have, they become part of you.
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