The Art Guide New York
written by Morgan Falconer
Thames and Hudson | ISBN 9780500289211
Paperback – 240 pages
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This is a fully illustrated guide to the glorious riches of New Yorks museums and galleries, drawing on the cream of the city's collections to create an easily navigable, narrative history of art. The guides unique approach allows you to locate your favourite artist or style of art in any museum and follow this throughout the museums of New York. Do you like, say, French art? This book will show you where to find it in New York, from great masterpieces of the genre on show in world-famous institutions to hidden gems housed in galleries off the beaten track. It helps you visit the Metropolitan Museum to take in Nicolas Poussin, Jacques-Louis David and Courbet; move on to the Frick Collection to see works by the Rococo painters Boucher and Fragonard, or take off to the Dahesh Museum, the only American insitution devoted to the academic tradition in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring over 100 destinations, including the Metropolitan Musuem of Modern Art, Neue Galerie, MoMA, the Guggenheim, Storm King Art Center and the Frick Collection, and works by such artists as Courbet, Pollock, Poussin, Picasso, Warhol and Dali, "The Art Guide: New York" is the perfect guidebook for all art lovers who visit and live in the city.