Daily Mail

Bernie Taupin’s star-studded art exhibition

Lady Victoria Hervey joined Kiefer Sutherland and a whole host of stars at lyricist Bernie Taupin’s art exhibition in London on Friday. Bernie, who is known for his work with Elton John, is making his debut as a visual artist at the Images Gallery in Central London. The event saw him unveil a unique exhibition of collaborative art, re-imagining the…
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The Guardian

Elton John lyricist Bernie Taupin to stage first UK visual art show

Artist discusses reworking famous 60s images, and why he ‘couldn’t do the kind of things’ Rocket Man does. They are one of the most successful songwriting duos in pop music, but while the musician Elton John is the ultimate flamboyant showman, the lyricist Bernie Taupin has always preferred to be out of the spotlight. However Taupin, who has been writing…
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American Anthem Art Exhibition

Bernie Taupin has been a lifelong creative. Born 1950 and raised in rural northern England, his childhood playground was among the open fields inhabited by crumbling castles and ancient Roman ruins. His imagination was unleashed by heroic British poetry and the renowned classics of Alfred Lloyd Tennyson and Lord Byron recited to him by his bohemian mother and Cambridge professor…
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Bluegrass Today

Bernie Taupin exhibit comes to the Earl Scruggs Center

The Earl Scruggs Center in Shelby, NC will be the permanent home of a new exhibit created by Bernie Tapuin, entitled He Will Set Your Fields on Fire. Taupin, a renowned visual artist as well as a multi-award winning lyricist who co-wrote for many years with pop icon Elton John, visited the Center yesterday for the opening of the exhibit.…
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Bernie Taupin: True American

Bernie Taupin is widely known as one half of one of the most successful songwriting partnerships of all time. But at the opening of his latest exhibition at the Chase Contemporary on Wednesday evening, he preferred to be thought of simply as a True American. I’ve been following Taupin’s artistic trajectory since his exhibition at the Time Warner Center in 2006 when his paintings reminded…
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Bernie Taupin, Elton John lyricist, is a True American artist

He’s one of the most acclaimed and successful British songwriters of all time, but in his heart Bernie Taupin is a true American. Taupin, known for generations the world over as Elton John’s lyricist, has worked as a visual artist for decades. His latest body of work, the exhibition “True American” on display through Nov. 10 at Chase Contemporary in…
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NYC Gallery Scene – New Shows Opening Through October 21, 2018

Chase Contemporary: “Bernie Taupin: True American” October 17 through November 10, 2018 Opening Reception: Wednesday, October 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. “Bernie Taupin: True American” features art by Taupin as he explores what it means to be a “true American” and the nature of patriotism. Art on view rise from the American flag and other symbols of patriotism and…
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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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