St. Paul native artist LeRoy Neiman dies

LeRoy Neiman, the St. Paul native whose brilliantly colored, impressionistic sketches of sporting events and the international high life made him one of the most popular artists in the United States, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 91.
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LeRoy Neiman, the St. Paul native whose brilliantly colored, impressionistic sketches of sporting events and the international high life made him one of the most popular artists in the United States, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 91.

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