Biography

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DICK ZIMMERMAN

 

Known as "The Image Maker", DICK ZIMMERMAN is considered to be the most accomplished portrait artist of the 20th century.  Zimmerman is sought after by the world’s most celebrated entertainers, dignitaries, politicians and influential personalities.  

Dick Zimmerman has been creating his masterpiece paintings for over 45 years, creating portraits for iconic figures, celebrities, CEOs, dignitaries and families throughout the world. 

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THE ARTIST

 

A native of New York, and a graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design.  Zimmerman acquired his Bachelor of Arts degree at New York University with continued studies at The Brooklyn Museum, with contemporary fine art masters and brothers; Raphael & Moses Soyer. 

Thereafter, developed his craft in London, Milan, Rome with advanced studies at the famed Musee d'Orsay in Paris.

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PORTRAITURE

 

In 1973 Zimmerman had the rare honor of having the great artist of our time Salvador Dali and wife Gala commission a Zimmerman portrait for their 50th wedding anniversary. 
He also created the iconic portrait of Michael Jackson used for the famed "Thriller" album cover, which is still the world's largest distributed portrait in history.

Zimmerman has created hundreds of Realistic Family Portraits and commissions for Iconic Figures, such as actors Tom Cruise, Salvador Dali, Nicole Kidman, Priscilla & Lisa Marie Presley, to icons such as Aaron Spelling, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, John Travolta, 

Pope Francis, Jane Fonda, Paul Newman, Michael Jackson, Margot Hemingway, William Shatner, etc... 

Zimmerman has exhibited his work world-wide as well as having had a personal invitation from President Donald Trump for an exclusive exhibition at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach.

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