Publicist: Artist LeRoy Neiman dies in NY at 91

** FILE ** This file photo from Aug. 31, 2007 shows artist LeRoy Neiman, perhaps the most popular living American artist,as he poses in his studio in New York. Neiman has donated $1 million to create a permanent home for a Harlem community arts center. Neiman, who is best known for his colorful and energetic paintings of sporting events, plans to attend the ribbon cutting for the Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center Tuesday June 17, 2008. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews,File)

June 20, 2012 9:41:10 PM PDT
Painter and sketch artist LeRoy Neiman has died in New York at age 91.