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American Texture with Bernie Taupin

Since the dawn of modern man—roughly around the time that we decided unibrows were unfashionable and that it was easier to hit Burger King than to throw down with a nearby mountain goat—only a handful of us have harnessed unnatural creative superpowers. We common folk have been graced by their presence as artists, musicians, and indubitably talented banjo players jamming…
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Composing Art: Bernie Taupin brings the same passion to his paintings and sculptures as he does to his hit songs

Bernie Taupin is an artist who expresses himself via words—creating some of the most popular, enduring songs of all time—and with paint, twine and flags, for a series of provocative paintings and sculptures. In these latter endeavors, however, the aim is authenticity, not fame. For Taupin, creativity is a solitary process—both in his painting and songwriting. His art is about…
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Whirlwinds at Art Wynwood: Bernie Taupin’s Painted Words

By Bruce Helander The winds of change, imaginary currents of invention and practicality, often find their way by slowly drifting into an urban neighborhood that has the potential to be reinvigorated into an area with a more useful purpose; adaptively improving abandoned buildings and warehouses that are forgotten and overlooked, giving them a new life. These rare opportunities make artists…
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