Completely updated, the new edition of this acclaimed guide brings us 33 tours of public art, covering the length of the island, from the Cloisters and Harlem in northern Manhattan, to Central Park and the museum mile, to Rockefeller Center and Chelsea, and all the way down to the southern tip at Battery Park City. This indispensable guide also covers the outer boroughs, from Snug Harbor, Staten Island to the Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum in Queens, from Wave Hill in the Bronx all the way to the botanical gardens in Brooklyn.
The perfect guidebook for residents and tourists alike, Harrison and Rosenfeld uncover nooks and crannies off the beaten track alongside favored treasures, reminding us all why New York City is the art capital of the world.
Artwalks in New York contains: Completely revised and updated entries, including seven new walks, reflecting the ever-changing city Includes over 25 walking tour maps, directions, and suggested visitation hours Listings of museums, art and auction galleries, art-filled public spaces, hotel lobbies, gardens, restaurants, subway stations, public sculpture and murals, and more Hundreds of interesting facts, anecdotes, and tidbits about New York City art from two expert guides
"East side, west side, all around the town--this handy, pocket-sized guide is a great tool for the wanderer in search of those out-of-the-way treasures that New York is abundantly full of. Revised and updated, Artwalks is a must for the discerning curious."
Manhattan1 The Financial District to the South Street Seaport2 Battery Park City to Battery Park 3 The City Hall Area4 Exploring Soho and Tribeca5 From Cooper Square to Lower Fifth Avenue 6 Vibrant Chelsea7 Himalayan, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Delights8 New York's 1930s Heritage 9 42nd Street10 Midtown Oases: East Side11 Midtown Oases: West Side12 Art in the Lincoln Center 13 Historic Houses, Gardens, and Collections around the City14 New York's Magnificent Museum Mile 15 Previewing Art for Sale16 International Art Centers 17 Central Park 18 Art on the Columbia Campus and Nearby St. John the Divine19 Exploring Harlem20 Hispanic Society of America, the Numismatic Society, and More21 The Cloisters The Bronx22 Botanical Delights, Indoors and Out: New York (Bronx) Botanical Garden Walk23 Woodlawn Cemetery 24 An Art/Nature Walk through an Elegant River Estate25 Flushing Meadows26 Discover Long Island City, Queens' "Left Bank"Brooklyn27 Churches of Brooklyn Heights28 Two Brooklyn Delights29 Green-Wood CemeteryStaten Island30 Snug Harbor31 Art Neighborhoods around the City32 Restaurant and Hotel Lobby Art 33 Underground ArtChoosing an Outing About the Authors
Number Of Pages: 263
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.88 x 13.97
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 3