Leon Russell, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Commemorative Art by L. R. Emerson II, 2011, licensing included this silver series being sold in a limited world edition of 1000 posters, 500 framed, matted or mounted prints, 250 photographic prints and only 7 canvas editions for the serious Emerson collector.
Having created work for Grammy winning singer/songwriter Leon Russell in 1991, 1992 and 1993 L. R. Emerson II created commemorative work for Leon Russell in 2011 to celebrate Leon’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Mr. Russell was inducted by musical collaborator Sir Elton John.
Subsequently L. R. Emerson II depicted Leon Russell in a series if Upside-Down Art making Leon Russell the first living subject of an Upside-Down Artwork anywhere on the entire world stage!
2005, after having been kept secret for over two decades, Masg or Upside-Down Art was introduced to more than 500 galleries and in excess of 50 renowned museums worldwide including:
The National Gallery
Tate Museum, London
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Musée du Louvre, Paris
The Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
To date, L. R. Emerson II has created more art than any artist living or from the past including having pioneered and created Upside-Down Art for thirty years. Emerson is also considered the leading artist of the, internationlly followed Upside-Down Art movment. IN art history Emerson may wel be regarded the Pablo Picasso or Leonardo da Vinci of the 21st Century.
L. R. Emerson II
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