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Who’s up there? Rooftop Statues in New York City

Before the advent of architectural modernism’s sleeker, less ornamental styles, architects commonly adorned the tops of buildings with human statues, particularly on municipal buildings. Here are a few statues that remain and, as expected with any art form, some modern twists on an old tradition.
Arts & Culture

17 Brand New Public Art Installations in NYC June 2022

As summer fully settles in and the weather warms, June is the perfect time to explore the new outdoor art on display throughout New York City. Head to Times Square to view a virtual rainbow in honor of Pride Month, take a ferry to Governors Island to check out the three new installations at its Art Center, or walk along the Upper West Side to marvel at the work of under-represented artists presented through Art on the Ave. Be sure to keep reading on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
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