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That’s Not a Calder

At first glance, I thought the red sculpture outside 909 Third Avenue was one of Alexander Calder’s stabiles. The bright piece is actually by Ann Gillen, an artist who uses […]

Le Train Bleu- a vintage train atop Bloomingdale’s

I’ve always admired the Art Deco-era signage on Bloomingdale’s from the 1930s, but I had no idea an architectural gem I would become obsessed with was nestled on its roof. In […]

Museum at FIT

The museum at my graduate school alma mater may be small, but it packs a punch. The Museum at FIT is not only free, but always has some sort of […]

Lichtenstein and Rosenquist at AXA

Greeted by Roy Lichtenstein’s 70 foot tall “Mural with Blue Brushstrokes”, the public spaces are dedicated to exhibition galleries and public art. The Lichtenstein was initially commissioned to compliment the […]

Apartment of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keefe

O’Keefe and Stieglitz lived on the 30th floor when the Marriott was known as the Shelton Hotel in 1925.  Stieglitz, 23 years O’Keefe’s senior, met the young artist when he […]

Max Neuhaus, Times Square

You have probably never noticed Max Neuhaus’ permanent installation, “Times Square.” Like me, most New Yorkers avoid the tourist heavy area at all costs. Stand above the grates located the […]

Arty Anita’s Way

Believe it or not, art is everywhere in Times Square. Anita’s Way, the covered passageway/plaza connecting the Condè Nast and Bank of America buildings, is regularly host of public art […]

Moveable Type

Many lobbies of corporations in New York feature art collections that are accessible to the public. The New York Times building commissioned a site specific piece for their Times Square […]

The Lexington Hotel’s Art Deco Splendor

Truth be told, I love when hotels get on the art bandwagon. The beautiful Lexington Hotel in Midtown East has just been given a Jazz Age makeover by dash design, […]

Warhol’s Silver Factory

This was the site of Warhol’s Factory from 1962-68. Rent was about $100 per YEAR! The building no longer exists- Warhol moved the factory to Union Sq West in 1968, […]

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