Saturday, May 07, 2011

run for the roses

I absolutely adore this painting by Leroy Neiman. It embodies the spirit of the race. Colorful, fast, and full of energy. Happy Derby Day to each of you!


Beadboard UpCountry said...

I agree! a great painting by him! We will be tuning in as we do every year....My interest is how are the Louisville ladies going to
compare with the British ladies in the Millinery dept?????I'll bet they'll be showing more hats......Maryanne xo

the gardener's cottage said...

we watch every year too. i love the horses but honestly, the hats are what really interest me.


ps - to say i'm excited is the understatement of the year re the sketch!

Alexandra Bee Blog said...

Oh how gorgeous, I love all the colors!

Whitney said...

A stunning painting. Totally captures the motion of the horses and the vibrant colors of the jockey silks! Open the Gates!
:) - Whitney

Karena said...

He really captures the essence and movement in all sport....the Derby is no exception!


Art by Karena

JMW said...

Hope you had a great Derby! We were there, front and center. Such a great time1