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He died yesterday, the Associated Press reported, citing his publicist, Gail Parenteau. No cause of death was reported. The New York Post said in April 2010 that a vascular problem had forced the amputation of Neiman’s right leg.
Though Neiman never won acclaim among experts and critics, and entire books on 20th-century art don’t mention his name, his post-impressionist figurative paintings, sold in quantity as serigraphs, lithographs and posters, delivered art to a mass audience.