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Creator:
Neiman, LeRoy, 1921-2012  Search this
Subject:
Super Bowl  Search this
Ali, Muhammad  Search this
CBS Sports  Search this
Playboy Enterprises  Search this
ABC Sports  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
70.5 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 5 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1938-2004, undated (Boxes 1-3, 77; 3.3 linear feet) Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1960s-2004, undated (Boxes 3-19) Series 3: Project Files, 1949-2005, undated (Boxes 20-39, 78-81) Series 4: Printed Material, circa 1940s-circa 2005, undated (Boxes 40-61, 82-83, OV 85) Series 5: Artifacts, 1953-2002, undated (Boxes 69-76, 84)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. research facility. This collection is publication restricted by the donor.
Summary:
The papers of LeRoy Neiman measure approximately 70.5 linear feet and date from 1938-2005. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, project files, printed material and artifacts documenting the career of the American painter LeRoy Neiman.
Citation:
LeRoy Neiman papers, 1938-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Authorization to quote, publish or reproduce requires written permission from: Leroy Neiman Foundation, One West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023; info@leroyneimanfoundation.org
Biography Note:
LeRoy Neiman has been described as the most popular living painter in America. While strikingly original, his work reflects the varied influences of Toulouse-Lautrec, Dufy, the New York Social Realists, and the Abstract Expressionists. Probably best known as a portrayer of sporting and social events, he virtually invented the modern genre of sports art and remains its most accomplished and acclaimed practitioner.
Provenance:
The papers of artist LeRoy Neiman were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2005 by LeRoy Neiman.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Olympics in art  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sports artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11172
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)254304
AAA_collcode_neimlero
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_254304