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LeRoy Neiman Dies; Sports Artist Was 91

LeRoy Neiman, who famously painted gorgeous, colorful portraits of sports figures, has died. He was 91 years old. Neiman painted other subjects, as well, but became known in the public eye as an artist for athletes after he was named the official artist for the Olympic games in 1980 and ’84. His vibrant paintings captured the subjects with raw emotion …

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