Bernie Taupin Lyric Art. Bernie Taupin, the storied lyricist, whose collaboration with Elton John is chronicled in ‘Rocketman,’ introduces visual artwork based on his most famous lyrics as a tribute to their 50-year creative partnership.
Bernie Taupin is a music legend (since the 1970s) and visual artist (since the 1990s). Reflections, The Art of Bernie Taupin features a collection of original works and hand-signed limited editions of only 50 prints created as a tribute to his partnership of 50 years with Elton John. Its subject matter is inspired by hit songs the two created together. Through countless chart toppers, his lyrics have spoken directly to the hearts and inspired the spirits of millions around the world (Tiny Dancer, Candle in the Wind and Bennie and The Jets to name just a few). But his profound artistic expression does not end where his words leave off. Bernie Taupin Lyric Art.
Bernie Taupin is an artist who has expressed himself in words, creating some of the most popular, enduring songs of all time with Elton John, now uses paint, twine and American flags to create a series of provocative paintings and sculptures.
Taupin, a renowned visual artist as well as a multi-award winning lyricist who co-wrote for many years with pop icon Elton John. Bernie Taupin is an artist who expresses himself via words—creating some of the most popular, enduring songs of all time like Tiny Dancer, Candle in the Wind, Rocketman, Crocodile Rock, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and Bennie and The Jets. Now uses paint, twine and American flags to create a series of provocative paintings and sculptures. Some of the flags are covered in found objects like barbed wire or rough twine, and some are blowtorched. Some flags have destroyed guitars attached. For Taupin, the pairing pays homage to American roots music.