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What is Now Bergdorfs was Once the Largest NYC Mansion of the Gilded Era

We love Bergdorf Goodman for its continual celebration of art-meets-fashion with their innovative windows. But before the fashion mecca was built in 1928, the corner was home to the largest […]

Botero’s Adam and Eve aka Golden Dong

Fernando Botero is known for his luscious curvaceous figures in sculpture and painting, some just refer to it as “fat.” Trained as a matador and set designer, Botero has declared […]

Leopard at Hotel des Artistes

The Hotel Des Artistes was opened in 1918 as a place for artists of all genres to live, work and flourish. Originally served by the Café des Artistes, The Leopard […]

The Tallest Hotel Filled with William DeBilzan Art

New York, the best city ever, is now home to the tallest hotel in the Western Hemisphere- the newly opened Marriott on 54th Street. To go along with its  grandeur […]

The Pulitzer Fountain

The ultimate post-mortem vanity plate to himself, Joseph Pulitzer left $50,000 for the Pulitzer Fountain, to be erected in Grand Army Plaza at the South Eastern tip of Central Park. […]

Gainsborough Studios

Central Park, Artist Studios, manhattan, Gainsborough Corporation, Gainsborough Studios

Central Park South today is more associated with tourists and horse carriages than artists. But in 1908, an entire building was built, just so a group of artists could have […]

Sculpture of William Tecumseh Sherman

Sculptor and designer for coins for the US Mint, Augustus Saint Gaudens studied at Cooper Union and the National Academy of Design. He began casting bronze for Civil War memorials, […]

The Oldest Bronze in Central Park

Central Park is full of sculpture, some interesting, some not so much. The sorta gory Eagles and Prey by Christophe Fratin may not be a total show stopper, but the […]

Dali at the St. Regis

The St. Regis Hotel is in my opinion, the most opulent and grand hotel in New York. I love it. I also love that every fall and winter in the 1960s […]

Keith Haring’s Ceiling

The famed doodley ceiling from Keith Haring’s Pop Shop lives! After a huge renovation in 2011, the New York Historical Society acquired the ceiling and installed it over the museum’s […]

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