Timeline

  • 20s
    1921

    Born June 8 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • 30s
    1931
    Indian Chief, 1931. Mixed media on paper.
  • 40s
    1942

    Studies at the St. Paul Gallery and School of Art with Clement Haupers.

  • 1942–46

    Leaves high school to enlist in the army; serves four years in Europe.

  • 1947
    Landscape with Trees, 1947. Oil on board.
  • 1946–50

    Student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; studies with Boris Anisfeld; studies liberal arts at University of Illinois and De Paul University, Chicago.

  • 50s
    1950–60

    Member of the Faculty, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, teaching figure drawing and fashion drawing.

  • 1952

    Exhibits in Twin City Show at Minneapolis Institute of Arts; wins Chicago Art Directors Award

  • 1953

    Begins using enamel house paints; develops interest in drawing horse racing at Arlington Park; wins First Prize for Painting, Idle Boats, a purchase prize, at Twin City Show, Minneapolis Institute of Art.

  • 1954

    Begins association with Playboy magazine illustrating Charles Beaumont story, which wins Chicago Art Directors Award; exhibits for first time in Chicago Artists and Vicinity Show, where he continues to show for next six years; wins Second Prize, Minnesota State Show; exhibits at Philadelphia Art Alliance.

  • 1955
    Lower Manhattan Panorama, 1955. Ink on paper.
  • 1955

    Instructor of painting at Elmwood Park Art League and North Shore Art League; exhibits at the Carnegie Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting; creates the “Femlin” symbolic character which appears in Playboy for next 47 years; wins New York Art Directors Award.

  • 1956

    Included in New Talent in America in 1956, published in Art in America, February 1956; delves deeper into Chicago sports scene, drawing the Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, and local boxing matches.

  • 1957

    Exhibits in Corcoran Gallery of Art American 25th Biennial Exhibition, Washington, D.C. and is awarded the juried Clark Memorial Prize and Vicinity Show and receives the most popular prize out of 3,000 entries as well; makes first television appearance on Art Institute of Chicago TV show, Artist’s Choice; is painting instructor at School of the Art Institute of Chicago Summer Session and for two years at Ox-Bow Summer School, Saugatuck, Michigan teaching landscape painting; marries art student Janet Byrne.  

  • 1958

    Exhibits at the Society of Contemporary American Art Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, for three years; begins extensive travels for Playboy magazine, creating a regular feature on the high life called Man at His Leisure, which runs for the next 15 years; wins Municipal Art Award at the Chicago Artist and Vicinity Show, and Hamilton & Graham Cash Prize, Ball State Teachers College Drawing Show, Muncie, Indiana.

  • 1959
    Idle Boats, 1959. Enamel on board.
  • 1959

    Holds one-man show of racing scenes at Arlington Park Race Track, Chicago; shows in Jazz Exhibition and Social Observation and Comment in Art Show in Chicago.

  • 60s
    1960-1970

    Executes over 100 paintings and two murals for 18 Playboy Clubs.

  • 1961

    Takes studio in Paris; makes studies of Deauville, French social season and sketches the great restaurants of France; sketches Dublin Horse Show, Dublin, Ireland, and cricket at Lord’s in London; wins gold medal for oil painting at the Salon d’Art Moderne, Paris.

  • 1962

    Sketches Bordeaux wine country, Paris fashion shows, racing at Longchamp, and Giraglia Yacht Race on Riviera; paints Regatta of the Gondoliers in Venice; does studies of Fellini directing and sketches at Cine Citta studios in Rome; visits U.S. to work on commission for 12 paintings of the Indianapolis 500.

  • 1963

    Returns from Paris; establishes a studio in New York; teaches painting at Arts and Crafts, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina; holds first one-man exhibition in New York at Hammer Galleries (continues to show with Hammer until 2008); travels to Mexico with Shel Silverstein; sketches in Mexico City and Acapulco.

  • 1964

    Starts series of Muhammad Ali sketches and paintings that spans the next 15 years; sketches America’s Cup Challenge at Newport, Rhode Island; returns to England to sketch London night life and Prince Phillip playing polo at Windsor; paints the Tour de France in Paris.

  • 1964
    Cassius Clay and Malcolm X, 1964. Ink on paper.
  • 1965

    Commemorates Sugar Ray Robinson with eight-by-six foot portrait Farewell to Boxing unveiled at Madison Square Garden ceremony; paints portraits of Mae West and poet Marianne Moore; sketches indoor polo for opening of Houston Astrodome.

  • 1966

    Sketches the Kentucky Derby; in London, paints personalities and scenes including the Beatles and Carnaby Street, Kenneth Tynan, Sir Ralph Richardson; paints surfing in California; executes mural for Swedish-Lloyd Ship, S. S. Patricia; creates art for film Casino Royale.

  • 1967

    Sketches and paints leading figures in the arts, sports and entertainment world, including Leonard Bernstein, Joe Louis, Frank Sinatra, Brigitte Bardot, and ballerina Suzanne Farrell; paints 24 Hours of LeMans, nudist scenes on the Dalmatian Coast of Yugoslavia, the Fiesta at Pamplona, the dolce vita of Rome.

  • 1968

    Paints the Kirov and Bolshoi ballets in Russia; is named artist-in-residence from the bench of the New York Jets football team; executes sketches critical of the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago; paints Bobby Hull for Time magazine cover; contributes drawings for Harper’s magazine articles about Muhammad Ali, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and race relations; initiates art class for Atlanta Poverty Program.

  • 1969

    Sketches civil rights figures and teaches art in Atlanta Poverty Program; creates poster for Kurt Weill Off-Broadway show and program cover for Oh! Calcutta; sketches New York City Ballet; appears regularly on TV as New York Jets artist-in-residence; collaborates with Dave Anderson on book, Countdown to Super Bowl; covers horse racing at Ascot and Longchamp, camel racing in Morocco for Playboy.

  • 70s
    1970
    Muhammad Ali in his corner before the Jerry Quarry fight, 1970. Mixed media on paper.
  • 1970

    Paints backdrop for Broadway play Borstal Boy and does album cover for the vocal group, The 5th Dimension; exhibits in the Time magazine Covers Showat the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.; sketches sporting and social events in Dublin, and holds one-man exhibition at the Abbey Theatre; travels with Hugh Hefner in Europe, Greece and Africa; sketches wildlife on safari in Africa; creates poster for Ali-Quarry fight, Ali’s return to the ring in Atlanta following the reinstatement of his boxing license; paints baseball players for book, This Great Game; paints New York Stock Exchange.

  • 1971

    Has one-man exhibition at Museo de Bellas Artes in Caracas; travels to Monte Carlo, London, Paris and Switzerland; develops interest in printmaking; creates two-part TV program on the art of lithography and produces etchings and lithographs at Atelier Weber in Zurich; creates official poster and draws pre-fight sketches of Ali-Frazier Super Fight I at Madison Square Garden for The New York Times Magazine cover and post-fight sketches for ABC-TV; illustrates José Torres’ book on Ali, Sting Like a Bee.  

  • 1972

    Covers Bobby Fischer – Boris Spassky World Chess Championship in  Reykjavik, Iceland and Munich Olympic Games, both on camera for ABC-TV; covers World Series for NBC-TV; creates serigraph of Knicks-Lakers championship game; paints Super Bowl for Time magazine cover and cover for Golf Digest.

  • 1973

    Ends Man at His Leisure column for Playboy; creates Super Bowl art for CBS-TV; sketches the Masters Golf Tournament for Golf Digest magazine; paints commission for Museum of Jazz; creates serigraph of Triple Crown winner Secretariat; sketches Foreman-Frazier fight in Jamaica; travels on multi-city tour and exhibition of Olympic serigraphs, 19 of which are chosen by the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, for its permanent collection; exhibits in Alexander Calder and LeRoy Neiman, Nassau Gallery, Baldwin, NY.  

  • 1974

    Has exhibition at the Tobu Gallery in Tokyo and sketches sumo, baseball and horse racing for Japanese TV; covers Stanley Cup hockey playoffs for NBC-TV; creates first of five annual posters for the Newport Jazz Festival and creates poster for Ali-Foreman fight in Kinshasa, Zaire and for Frank Sinatra concert at Carnegie Hall; Wittenborn Art Books publishes LeRoy Neiman: Art and Lifestyle.

  • 1975

    Creates official St. Paul Bicentennial poster; given major retrospective at the Minnesota Museum of Art; creates official program cover for World Series; creates poster for Ali-Frazier III and paints cockfights in Manila; creates first of four annual posters for Robert F. Kennedy Pro-Celebrity Tennis Tournament; The Press of A. Colish publishes Moby Dick or, The Whale, The Artist’s Limited Edition by Herman Melville with Illustrations by LeRoy Neiman.

  • 1976

    Named ABC-TV Official Artist at the Summer Games of the XXI Olympiad, Montreal, where he paints a mural on camera; paints on the French Riviera; holds one-man show at Knoedler Gallery in London; exhibits in national invitational Watercolor USA Show at Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, and Drawings USA Show at the Minnesota Museum of Art; paints Harlem scene for Jazzmobile poster; paints Chris Evert for Saturday Evening Post cover.

  • 1977

    Holds one-man shows in Stockholm at the Galerie Renee and Victor and in Helsinki at Casa Grafica; works in Paris; paints NBA All-Star game; creates poster for Lacrosse USA.

  • 1978

    Performs first live execution of computer art for CBS-TV during coverage of Super Bowl XII, New Orleans; creates poster for Bill Bradley senatorial campaign; creates poster for Ali-Spinks II match in New Orleans; is exhibited in LeRoy Neiman and Robert Addison at the Art Institute of Chicago.  

  • 1979
    New York City Marathon, 1979. Enamel and acrylic on board.
  • 1979

    Appointed Grand Marshal with Jesse Owens at The Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa; paints scenes of the Ginza, Kamakura Buddha, Mount Fuji in Japan; Royal Ascot in London, and Pan-Am Games in Puerto Rico for CBS-TV; Harry N. Abrams, Inc. publishes Horses.

  • 80s
    1980

    Appointed Official Artist of the Winter Games of the XXI Olympiad, held in Lake Placid, NY, and Official Artist of the Democratic National Convention, New York; paints a series of commissions for Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas; sketches Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro; presents painting commemorating signing of Arab-Israeli peace treaty at Camp David to President Carter at the White House; Harry N. Abrams, Inc. publishes Posters.

  • 1981
    Cap Ferrat, 1981. Mixed media on paper.
  • 1981

    Is the subject of the two-man exhibition LeRoy Neiman, Andy Warhol: An Exhibition of Sports Paintings held at Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, California; executes 24-by-16 foot portrait of Sylvester Stallone for the film, Rocky and in later years creates art and appears as in Rocky films II, III, IV and V; book Carnaval is published.

  • 1982

    Has one-man exhibition at Harrod’s in London and paints the The Stock Exchange, London; creates poster for Kool Jazz Festival; paints and exhibits in Tokyo.

  • 1983

    Has one-man exhibitions in Beverly Hills at the Upstairs Gallery, in San Francisco at the Bowles / Hopkins Gallery, and in New Orleans at the Hanson Galleries; creates billboard, television commercial and program for the Tropicana, Las Vegas; book Winners is published.  

  • 1984

    Appointed Official Artist of the Winter Games of the XXII Olympiad, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia and the Summer Olympics, Los Angeles.

  • 1985

    Returns to Brazil to paint Gavea Golf and Country Club in Rio de Janeiro and stock exchange in Sao Paulo; named Honorary Marshal at St. Paul Winter Carnival; Japanese version of Winners is published.

  • 1986

    Appointed Official Artist, Goodwill Games in Moscow for Turner Broadcasting Network; paints America’s Cup commission for the New York Yacht Club.

  • 1987

    Paints and makes video documentaries of Old St. Andrews in Scotland and the Riviera in France; paints Indianapolis 500 auto race commission; presents Minute Man poster to President Reagan at the White House.

  • 1988

    LeRoy and Janet Neiman donate $1 million to fund the UCLA LeRoy Neiman Center, a research facility that conducts and coordinates interdisciplinary research on emerging social and cultural trends in American society; is the subject of one-man exhibitions in Japan at Backstage Gallery, Neiman’s World: Touring Exhibition, and Moscow at the Tretyakov Museum; exhibits in The Mustache Show: Salvador Dali and LeRoy Neiman, Tunnel Club, New York; paints commission for the Caribbean Classic at Caliente Racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico; paints and makes video documentary of “Napoleon at Waterloo”; A. van der Marck Editions publishes Monte Carlo Chase. LeRoy conducts a Master Class at the University of San Francisco.

  • 1989

    Paints Frank Sinatra, Liza Minelli and Sammy Davis, Jr. in concert at Royal Albert Hall, London; sketches the World Series at Candlestick Park in San Francisco during earthquake Series; does sketches, paintings, and video documentary of New York’s Central Park and holds exhibition at the Loeb Central Park Boathouse.

  • 90s
    1990
    Piazza San Marco, 1990. Mixed media on paper.
  • 1990

    Executes commemorative painting for 100th anniversary of Los Angeles Dodgers; holds one-man exhibition in connection with the inaugural Grand Prix auto race in Denver; paints the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia; travels and sketches in Rome, Paris and Hong Kong.

  • 1991

    Executes commissioned paintings for 25th anniversary of Spectrum Stadium, Philadelphia, 10th anniversary of Miami Grand Prix and of Joe Morgan and Jim Palmer for Baseball Hall of Fame on their inductions; travels to Japan to paint geishas, the Ginza and golf scenes; creates Michael Jordan serigraph and poster; works on sketchbooks and paintings in Paris and Berlin.

  • 1992

    Paints portrait of Tom Seaver for Baseball Hall of Fame induction; paints suite of four famous golf courses – Sawgrass, Augusta, Pebble Beach, and Rivera – in conjunction with publication of Big-Time Golf; works on sketchbooks and paintings in Venice, Milan and Rome; honored by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as an outstanding alumnus.

  • 1993

    Paints portrait of Reggie Jackson for Baseball Hall of Fame induction, Larry Bird for Boston Garden, and scenes of the Iroquois Steeplechase, Nashville; creates poster for CBS-TV film Call of the Wild; holds one-man exhibition at the Kentucky Derby Museum; paints Frank Sinatra for cover of Duets album.

  • 1994

    Paints Pebble Beach Golf Clubhouse; creates poster for CBS-TV film The Yearling, attends and paints Super Bowl XXVIII in Atlanta; paints in Monte Carlo and Venice and on safari in Kenya; sketches Luciano Pavarotti at Metropolitan Opera; paints Frank Sinatra for Duets II album; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,publishes An American in Paris.

  • 1995

    Paints portrait of Babe Ruth for the Baseball Hall of Fame, U.S. Open at Shinnecock Golf Course, and Rockefeller Center; creates 40-foot mural on Broadway theater for Tommy Tune’s musical, Busker Alley; is the subject of a 30-year retrospective exhibition at the Kentucky Derby Museum, Racing Retrospective; appointed a member of the New York City Advisory Commission for Cultural Affairs; honored by Playboy for the 40th anniversary of the Femlin character. 

  • 1996

    LeRoy and Janet Neiman donate $6 million to fund the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University. Neiman is commissioned by United Nations to create six postage stamps for the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta; paints Super Bowl XXX in Phoenix, Arizona; honored by Boxing Writers and England’s Lonsdale Boxing Club; paints Hall of Famer for the Baseball Hall of Fame’s permanent art exhibition; creates serigraph, The Three Tenors, of Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, and Luciano Pavarotti.  

  • 1997

    Inauguration of the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University, New York; narrates and appears in film documentary on Cuba and cigars, Rhythm and Smoke; creates poster commemorating 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking of racial barrier in Major League Baseball; creates first official Kentucky Derby poster; travels to South Africa to present commissioned portrait of President Nelson Mandela; book LeRoy Neiman on Safari is published.  

  • 1998

    Inaugurates LeRoy Neiman Center for Study of American Culture and Society, UCLA, Los Angeles; exhibits and participates in seminar on Frank Sinatra at Hofstra University; paints a portrait of Joe DiMaggio and creates related serigraph; creates label for Duval-Leroy champagne; creates official poster for Breeders’ Cup, Louisville, cover art for Good Will Games New York official program, and for article in The Nation; unveils baccarat painting for Desert Inn, Las Vegas; honored at Ox-Bow Gala at the Art Institute of Chicago and by the American Sportscasters Association.

  • 1999

    Creates art for Givenchy perfumes; commissioned by the U.S. Military Academy to sketch Army-Navy game in Philadelphia; visits Havana to sketch Cuban Rhythms; presents portrait of Mark McGwire and creates serigraph edition commemorating his record-breaking home run season;  Paints John Elway and creates serigraph celebrating his retirement from football; releases serigraph of Mickey Mantle; gambling prints installed in Salle Privée at Paris Casino in Las Vegas; creates poster for Off-Broadway play, Taxicab Chronicles.  

  • 2000s
    2000

    The first LeRoy Neiman Art Center for Youth is opened, in San Francisco, CA; receives commission to create artwork for 125th Preakness Stakes and 2000 PGA Championship Tournament at Valhalla Golf Course; paints portraits of Mike Piazza and Cal Ripken, Jr., which are released in serigraph editions; Knoedler Publishing produces The Prints of LeRoy Neiman 1991-2000.

  • 2001

    The second LeRoy Neiman Art Center for Youth opens in Watsonville, CA; receives a commission from the New York City Fire Department to commemorate September 11 terrorist attack for the benefit of NYFD Widows and Orphans Fund and donates the painting to the benefit auction; serves as Honorary Chairman at the annual Bare Walls event at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; salutes Muhammad Ali as Athlete of the Century with oversized portrait and limited edition serigraphs; is commissioned to paint official Mardi Gras 2002 poster; commissioned to paint Phoenix Suns forward Charles Barkley on retirement of uniform number; commissioned by UCLA to create a portrait of basketball coach John Wooden; holds retrospective drawing exhibition at the Fairfield Public Gallery, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin; creates poster for 2001 All-Star Jockey Championship; serves as Honorary Chairman at the annual Bare Walls event at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; his largest serigraph yet, Circus, with an image measuring five-feet across, is completed after two years’ work.

  • 2002
    Maasai Warriors, 2002. Enamel and acrylic on canvas.
  • 2002

    Travels to Havana, Cuba with representatives of Congress and members of the press to meet with President Fidel Castro, who sits for several drawings; inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame; commissioned to create official tournament poster for the first U.S. Open to be held at a public golf course, Bethpage on Long Island, New York; creates the Tyson-Lewis poster for the boxing heavyweight championship fight in Memphis; painting of Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Larry Bird is unveiled during Johnson’s induction to the Basketball Hall of Fame; Gallagher’s Steak House in New York City unveils a permanent collection of Neiman artwork portraying the city’s greatest athletes; illustrates Casey at the Bat, published by Ecco Press, with a Foreword by New York Yankees manager Joe Torre.  

  • 2003

    LeRoy Neiman in Cuba goes on view at the Pratt Institute; unveils commissioned painting of the racehorse Funny Cide at Saratoga; opens exhibition LeRoy Neiman on Safari at the Wildlife Experience Museum in Denver, CO; paints the Breeders Cup at Santa Anita; Harry N. Abrams, Inc. publishes LeRoy Neiman: Five Decades.

  • 2004

    Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor; produces a set of five limited edition prints of Martha Graham for the Martha Graham Dance Company; receives commission to paint poster design for the 2005 Special Olympics in Nagano; paints portrait of Secretariat for the Secretariat Museum; paints program cover design for the Newport Jazz Festival and participates in a group exhibition at the festival; completes a set of seven jazz lithographs at Columbia’s Neiman Center for Print Studies; is awarded commissions to do a portrait of the New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft for the football team and a portrait of the Washington Redskins; powerHouse Books and Meridian Printing publishes the limited edition artist’s book, LeRoy Neiman Sketchbook: Liston vs. Clay 1964/Ali vs. Liston 1965.

  • 2005

    LeRoy and Janet Neiman donate $3 million to the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s (SAIC) scholarship fund, and Neiman subsequently teaches master classes at various sites for Chicago high school students through SAIC’s Early College Program;   raises funds for the establishment of a permanent administrative office for Good Tidings Foundation and a new LeRoy Neiman Art Center for Youth, San Francisco, California; donates The LeRoy Neiman Papers to the Archives of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC;  is  commissioned to create a painting commemorating the 100th anniversary of the City of Las Vegas, Las Vegas Past and Present; creates poster and program as Official Artist of the 2005 Indianapolis 500; commissioned to paint top five poker players in the world for Bellagio Casino, Las Vegas; donates to the New Orleans Higher Ground Relief Benefit held at Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York an original watercolor of jazz musicians on Bourbon Street, New Orleans and a limited edition LeRoy Neiman Sketchbook: 1964 Liston vs. Clay – 1965 Ali vs. Liston.

  • 2006

    LeRoy Neiman Art Center for Youth opens at Pier 9 San Francisco; receives Honorary Doctorate from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and holds two weeks of master classes there for high school students; commissioned to paint a commemorative painting of the Stardust casino in Las Vegas; makes a cameo appearance in Rocky Balboa; is featured in TOOTS, the Rise and Fall of the World’s Greatest Saloonkeeper, a documentary film by Kristi Jacobson, granddaughter of Toots Shor.

  • 2007

    LeRoy and Janet Neiman donate $1 million to Arts Horizons, a community center offering arts-based education, to establish and run the LeRoy Neiman Art Center, which opens in 2008; the Smithsonian Institute uses Neiman’s drawing of Louis Armstrong in its official poster commemorating Jazz Appreciation Month, and the poster is distributed to every school in the United States; receives commissions to paint official image for the 2008 Ryder Cup and to create a Muhammad Ali-inspired collection for Adidas; retrospective of Femlin works is held at Franklin Bowles Galleries in San Francisco and New York; M Press publishes Femlin, an illustrated book commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his character drawn for the pages of Playboy

  • 2008

    Serves as keynote speaker for a symposium at the New-York Historical Society in conjunction with the exhibition Life’s Pleasures: the Ashcan Artists’ Brush with Leisure, 1895-1925; receives the Town and Gown of USC Lifetime Achievement Award; accepts a residency at Tamarind Institute; receives commission to create a 160-foot mural at the new Sports Museum of America in lower Manhattanis named the Official Artist of the 2010 World Equestrian Games and creates the event’s official image.

  • 2009

    Receives the first Honorary Professor of the Arts awarded by the Columbia University School of the Arts; is appointed Bicentennial Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois at the Lincoln Bicentennial Convocation in Springfield, IL; airing of the West Coast premiere of The Big Band, a documentary about Neiman’s 9-by-16 foot painting of 16 jazz greats; creates US Olympic painting for the Vancouver Winter Olympics; provides an oral history of his four years in the Army during World War II for the new World War II Museum in New Orleans.

  • 2010s
    2010

    LeRoy and Janet Neiman, through the LeRoy Neiman Foundation, donate an additional $1 million to support scholarships at the Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Saugatuck, MI, which is affiliated with The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Neiman is named the Official Artist for the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club, Chicago, IL; creates painting and a limited edition serigraph edition for the tournament.

  • 2011

    LeRoy and Janet Neiman, through the LeRoy Neiman Foundation funds the construction of the LeRoy Neiman Student Lounge at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago to open in Spring 2012; attends exhibitions celebrating his 90th birthday at Franklin Bowles Galleries and at the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Center for Art; 90th birthday acknowledged with an article in the New York Times, and Neiman named Donor of the Day in the Wall Street Journal.

  • 2012

    Lyons Press publishes Neiman’s autobiography All Told: My Art and Life Among Athletes, Playboys, Bunnies, and Provocateurs; Neiman passes away on June 20, 2012.