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This note from LeRoy Neiman addresses the tension between his public and critical reception. The writing opens with a statement of confusion (i.e. “My popularity with the public didn’t help these taste makers?), followed by a nod to his widening of…

This note from LeRoy Neiman details in influence of Eugène Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People (1830) on his experience of Paris (and presumedly the work he made in the city as well). The writing—split into two portions—is fissured between a…

This autobiographical note from LeRoy Neiman outlines his move to New York in 1962, from Chicago with a yearlong interlude in Paris. In the writing, the artist remarks on the changing landscape of his new neighborhood, the Upper West Side, with…

This note from LeRoy Neiman provides a fragmented commentary from the artist on his prints (and by extension work with Knoedler Publishing in the 1970s and 1980s), biography, and relationship with St. John's University. Neiman received St. John's…

This note from LeRoy Neiman provides an abbreviated list of parks the artist depicted. The record is most likely a document excited from a larger piece, given the numbering.

This note from LeRoy Neiman provides details for a prospective comic book on Napoleon Bonaparte. Never completed, the book was set to illustrate the general’s entry into Venice. Thus, it would address two of Neiman’s foremost interests: Venice and…

A note from LeRoy Neiman to his mother, Lydia Hoelscher; Neiman sent the postcard from Paris.
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