Remembering Artist LeRoy Neiman

Today we mourn the loss of artist LeRoy Neiman, best known for his colorful, energetic images of the Olympics and other sporting events, but also known for painting animals, locations, lifestyle images, and people.  We cannot help but note Neiman’s commonalities with Steve Kaufman.  A boxing enthusiast, LeRoy Neiman chronicled Muhammad Ali and Sylvester Stallone.  Neiman … Continue reading

A New Exhibit for Steve Kaufman!!!

We had a very exciting week here, as we learned of a new, historic art exhibit featuring 150 works by Andy Warhol, along with works by his friends Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Jean-Michael Basquiat, and yes, Steve Kaufman!  The exhibition is called “Writing as an Image, Writing within an Image,” and it is being held from now … Continue reading

Art or Advertising?

Andy Warhol painted Campbell’s Soup cans, Brilllo boxes, perfume bottles, and many other objects that we see every day.  He looked at these products and saw art.  Warhol created oil paint on canvas silkscreens of these everyday products, and art collectors weren’t quite sure how to react to them.  Some looked at his paintings as glorified ads. … Continue reading

Steve Kaufman Art and More with Diana Vachier

On February 12, 2010, the world lost Steve Kaufman, one of it’s greatest American Pop Artists and a generous humanitarian. Steve Kaufman, former assistant to Andy Warhol, Steve Kaufman’s memory as well as his paintings will live on forever.  From his warm smile and generous heart, to his ability to tell a great story and his … Continue reading