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Thursday, June 21, 2012
Farewell Famed Sports Artist LeRoy Neiman
LeRoy Neiman: Art & Life Style Book Signed by LeRoy NeimanLeRoy Neiman (1921 - 2012), the artist known for capturing the colorful kinetic energy of the sports world, died Wednesday in New York at age 91. Probably the most successful artist during his lifetime, Neiman was also closely associated with his work at Playboy Magazineand was the official painter for five Olympiads.