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101 Masterpieces of New York City: Must-see Works of Art and Architecture

101 Masterpieces of New York City: Must-see Works of Art and Architecture

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By (author) Valerie Leeds

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  • Publisher: Alyson Publications Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 222 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 188mm x 14mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 5 February 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 159350098X
  • ISBN 13: 9781593500986
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 521,714

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This book is a major resource to the forty million visitors of New York City and the nearly twenty million art-loving residents of the Tri-State region, the largest urbanized area in the United States. For those who wish to gain a wider appreciation for art and architecture, this guide offers the insight of an art historian on "the "most important destinations (editor's picks are inclusive of the surrounding urbanized regions of New York City--northern New Jersey, Long Island, and the lower counties of the Hudson Valley and Connecticut)."101 Masterpieces of New York City "provides essential detailed information for every artwork featured--addresses, phone numbers, websites, and visiting hours, when applicable (so much in the region is available for free public viewing!). Organized by state, each entry explains the significance of each suggested destination and offers a brief contextual and historical overview.Valerie Ann Leeds is a curator, art writer, and editor and is a New York metropolitan-area native. She has written and edited numerous publications on various subjects in the field of American art. She has a PhD in American art and architecture from the Graduate Center of City University of New York.

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Leeds is a curator, art writer, and editor and is a Metropolitan area native and resident. She has written books on American Art and various other subjects. Yau is an art critic and the author of over thirty poetry, fiction, and criticism books. A recipen