When Opposites Attract

Often overshadowed by the nearby American Museum of Natural History, the New-York Historical Society is worth the subway ride uptown all on its own. No more so than right now, with the opening of the blast-from-the-Seventies show, Muhammad Ali, Leroy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing. George Plimpton, how we miss you.

NYC GALLERY Muhammad Ali, Leroy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing Exhibit

LeRoy Neiman, Clay’s last workout before Liston fight, February 21, 1964. Mixed media and collage on paper. Courtesy LeRoy Neiman Foundation.

NYC GALLERY Muhammad Ali, Leroy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing Exhibit

LeRoy Neiman, Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, 1965. Mixed media on paper. Courtesy LeRoy Neiman Foundation

NYC GALLERY Muhammad Ali, Leroy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing Exhibit

1967: George Kalinsky, Muhammad Ali working out at Madison Square Garden, 1967. Chromogenic print from original scanned film, Courtesy George Kalinsky.

Featured Photo: LeRoy Neiman, Clay and Liston, February 18, 1964. Mixed media on paper. Courtesy LeRoy Neiman Foundation.

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