Public art New York
From outdoor sculpture in public plazas and landscapes to murals and works of art in lobbies accessible to the public, this book focuses on how exemplary works of public art enrich urban public space. Sponsored by the Municipal Art Society, Public Art New York is organized by neighborhood, with maps suitable for walking tours.
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ADOPT-A-MONUMENT PROGRAM allegorical figures American arch architecture ART PROGRAM artist artwork bas-reliefs Battery Park City benches Broadway Bronx bronze Brooklyn building Calder CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY classical COLLECTION OF ROCKEFELLER colorful Columbus column commemorates Commission composition corner CULTURAL AFFAIRS curved DANIEL CHESTER FRENCH decorative DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL depicts east entrance facade fagade Fifth Avenue flanked fountain FREDERICK MACMONNIES front Garden gates GIFT gilded glass Grand Army Plaza handsome historic Hudson River inspired installed ISAMU NOGUCHI KARL BITTER LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS light limestone Lincoln Center lobby MACMONNIES Madison Manhattan MCKIM MEAD & WHITE Memorial murals neighborhood north end north side original painted paving pedestrian PERCENT FOR ART Piccirilli piece Prospect Park Public Art Fund renovated repatinated RESTORATION SPONSORED Richard Morris Hunt Riverside Drive ROCKEFELLER CENTER sculpture south end stainless steel Staten Island statue stone surrounding Terrace tower trees urban visitors visual wall Washington World Trade Center York City