Painter, sculptor and poet Robert De Niro, Sr. was a substantial contributor to post-war American art for his dedication to painterly representation. While his contemporaries eschewed the figurative style of the Old Masters. De Niro reveled in it.
Robert De Niro's Childhood Photos | MOVIE LOVERS | New York City, ca. 1946 "Sports were not his thing," says De Niro of his dad (with him in downtown Manhattan, where he grew up). "We liked to go to the movies."